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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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Colloquia

 

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News

 
Prof. Raffaella Margutti named Sloan Research Fellow
Northwestern Hosts Regional Conference for Women in Physics
Prof. Sauls Elected Secretary-Treasurer of the CMP Division of the APS, among other appointments and honors
Prof. Motter participates in Pujiang Innovation Forum in Shanghi

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