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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


Observing at Dearborn Observatory


The Dearborn Observatory is open for public observing with the historic 18.5 inch refracting telescope every Friday night from 9 pm - 11 pm.

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Colloquium: TBD: TBD

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Evanston

TBD Seminar Speaker: TBD  Host:  Keywords: Physics, Astronomy, Seminar, Colloquium

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Andrew Geraci elected APS Fellow
An international team including Prof. Farhad Zadeh has discovered a giant balloon-like structures at the center of the Milky Way.
Prof. Wen-fai Fong, Peter Blanchard & collaborators capture deepest optical image of first neutron star merger.
Professor Raffaella Margutti Named CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar
Profs. Jens Koch, Jim Sauls and Applied Physics PhD candidate, Xinyuan You Advance the Understanding of Quantum Mechanics in Circuits.

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