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News and Announcements

Category: Physics

Physics adds new dual-degree options in Mechanical Engineering, Applied Math, Business, and Teaching

Great options for new students and transfers to get their BS in Physics and a Master’s degree

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Mechanical Engineering and Physics: a Bachelor’s/Master’s 5-year Program with the Stevens Institute of Technology

Earn a BS in Physics and a Master’s in Mechanical Engineering in 5 years.

Professor awarded grant for NSF supercomputing time

Will train introductory physics students to use Python to solve problems

A “bang” in LIGO and Virgo detectors signals most massive gravitational-wave source yet

A binary black hole merger likely produced gravitational waves equal to the energy of eight suns.

Congratulations to our largest class of graduating Physics majors!

The Physics & Astronomy Department congratulates our 13 graduating physics majors!

Prof. Ernest Ma granted emeritus status

Physics and Astronomy Department launches new Pre-Medical Concentration

Tenure-track opening in experimental physics, quantum computing

physics at Yogi Berra Museum

Physics and Sports

The Yogi Berra Museum and the Physics Club hosted a Physics Day for a Middle School from Waldwick NJ. Students encountered many examples of how physics influences sports through demonstrations and interactive experiences.

Will Cherry

Attracting students curious about the world

In our labs, Will Cherry, a freshman, hopes to realize his dream of designing a safer football helmet.

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Montclair State launches new Department of Physics and Astronomy

Department provides a new academic home for current physics programs, students, and faculty.

Professor Martin with a Faraday isolator in her optics lab.

Professor Martin awarded NSF grant to study future gravitational-wave detectors

Optics technology developed by this award will aid advanced interferometers in finding the most distant black holes.