Professor, Department of Physics & Astronomy, UCLA
and Senior Scientist, Kavli IPMU, U. of Tokyo, Japan
Click any of the links at right to read more about Alexander Kusenko's research highlights.
Mystery of the origin of matter: Conditions in the early universe were biased toward the creation of matter, explaining the existence of nearly everything. Read more.
Higgs boson could explain matter's dominance over antimater: a new theory suggests the Higgs Field varied in the early universe, offering matter a chance to split off from antimatter. Read more.
Viewpoint: Neutron star implosions as heavy element sources: The dramatic scenario in which a compact black hole eats a spinning neutron star from inside might explain a nearby galaxy's unexpectedly high abundance of heavy elements. Read the article.
Conference summary talk: The golden age of astroparticle physics, presented at the TeV Particle Astrophysics (TeVPA 2015), October 26-30, 2015, Japan. View the conference Summary presentation here.