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Physics and Astronomy

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Physics is awesome!

From the big bang and black holes to atoms and photons, Physics and Astronomy are about studying nature on a fundamental level, from scales large to small. Curious about how the world works? Interested in gaining an incredible skill set that will make you attractive to a wide range of employers? Join us!

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Faculty Research

Department research areas include gravitational waves, fluid mechanics, experimental optics, astrophysics, and science education. Student research opportunities are available. Learn more and get involved!

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Student Advising

Useful info for majors, prospective majors, and intro physics students.
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Physics Club

Join our student-faculty community! All interested in physics are welcome!
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Seminars and Events

See our schedule of department seminars and other public events.
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Opportunities for merit and need-based assistance.
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Department Information

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Department Administrators

Name Title Location Phone Email
Marc Favata Chairperson   973-655-4406
Daisy Cano CSAM Grants and Projects Specialist   973-655-7794

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