Professor of Physics & Astronomy
Dean of Science
What He Studies
The origins and diversity of planetary systems and the prospects for life in the universe, using many of the world’s largest telescopes.
in the news
Believe me, no other particle comes close to matching the incredibly colorful and quirky personality of the neutrino, or promises to reveal as much about a mind-boggling array of natural phenomena, both subatomic and cosmic.
— The New York Times
From finding unusual creatures on Earth to spying life’s building blocks beyond our solar system, Ray Jayawardhana examines what we know about the nature of life’s uniqueness, and the possibility of its existence in faraway realms such as extrasolar planets
— Physics World
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