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Physics and Astronomy

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Faculty and Research

Our research employs an broad range of theoretical and experimental approaches to understand the fundamental nature of the universe.
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Seminars and Colloquia

See our weekly seminars and colloquia throughout the academic year.
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Dearborn Observatory

Dearborn Observatory

Visitors are invited to tour the Observatory every Friday night. 


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News and Events


Open Faculty Positions

The Department of Physics & Astronomy is currently searching in the field of theoretical biological physics or complex systems physics.  We are also seeking to hire a multi-year non-tenure eligible Assistant Professor of Instruction.

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Colloquium: Zvi Bern: TBA

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Evanston

TBA   Seminar Speaker: Zvi Bern, UCLA   Keywords: Physics, Astronomy, Seminar, Colloquium

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Takashi Nishikawa Elected APS Fellow
Congratulations to Professors Dahl, de Gouvea, and Velasco on receiving a Fundamental Physics Innovation Award
Prof. Eric Dahl has been promoted to Scientist at FNAL
UNESCO Establishes Chair Professorship at Northwestern

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