Physics

Are you interested in making the next generation of solar cells? Do you want to travel to Kenya to work on new sustainable technologies for the developing world? How about creating revolutionary forms of energy efficient lighting? Do you want to use nanotechnology to make computers faster and smaller?

Physics Changes Everything!

We believe that learning about physics will position you to help make the world a better place to live. Our award winning teaching and emphasis on cutting-edge research opportunities for all students make this possible.

Outstanding Teaching

Personal & award winning
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Community

Collaborative, talented, diverse & friendly
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State-of-the-Art Research

Solar energy, nanoscience & biophysics
Join a team of students engineering tomorrow's energy solutions and uncovering new science on the nanoscale. Learn more...

Careers

High-tech jobs, graduate school, public service...
Our graduates take jobs in a wide range of fields, such as engineering and teaching. Learn more...

What is Physics?
Discover the mysteries of the natural world and empower yourself.
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Shola Wylie '15 Wins Goldwater Scholarship!
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Alexi Arango, Physics Assistant Professor
Physics
Physics lab
Physics lab
Alexi Arango, Physics Assistant Professor
Physics lab