The Department of Physics is dedicated to excellence in research, teaching and service to the scientific, university and local communities. We offer opportunities for students to participate in research across a variety of fields.
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As the most fundamental of all the sciences, Physics seeks to understand how nature operates, from the smallest-scale world of subatomic particles (nuclear and particle physics), to complex molecules that form the basis of life (biophysics), to the largest-scale structure of space and the universe (astrophysics).
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