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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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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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Graduate student Zachary Hafen creates "Vault," a student-led data expedition for high schoolers
Graduate student Ingrid Stolt writes about "The Magic of Magnets" in the online magazine Helix
Prof. Raffaella Margutti named Sloan Research Fellow
Northwestern Hosts Regional Conference for Women in Physics

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