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Dr. Andrew Zwicker (right) and Montclair State physics majors in the experiment hall for the NSTX-U experiment.

Physics majors visit fusion experiment at the Princeton Plasma Physics Lab

Students learned about the National Spherical Torus Experiment from state senator Andrew Zwicker.

Physics majors Mariana Pereira and Jasmine Valencerina looking cool in their eclipse glasses. [Photo by John LaRosa.]

The April 2024 Solar Eclipse!

Physics & Astronomy led an on-campus event to view the eclipse.

Physics majors Renzo Herrera and Stephanie Montoya with Professor Marc Favata setting up their curved spacetime demo.

Physics students participate in Paterson pre-eclipse outreach event

‘Casting Shadows’ event explained eclipse science to Paterson children and families.

Senator Andrew Zwicker and physics students.

State Senator Andrew Zwicker visits physics club

Senator Zwicker discussed his career from plasma physics to politics and answered questions from physics students.

NASA logo

Physics & Astronomy hosts spring meeting of the NJ Space Grant Consortium

Join us for a poster session by Space Grant research students and a talk on neutron stars by Prof. Shaon Ghosh.

students at meeting

Physics students win best poster competition at LIGO-Virgo-KAGRA Collaboration meeting

Class of 2020 Physics students at Commencement

Congratulations to our largest class of graduating Physics majors!

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

students learning about physics

Physics Day 2019

The Physics and Astronomy department held its annual Physics Day in celebration of Women In Science.

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.

physics students at APS conference

Physics students present results at American Physical Society

The annual meeting focuses on the fields of gravitational physics, astrophysics, and nuclear and particle physics.

Rendering of neutron stars orbiting and colliding

Groundbreaking Discovery by LIGO/Virgo Solves Cosmic Mystery

Faculty contribute to detection of neutron stars’ collision

from left: Albert Jarvis, Hanon Zatloff and Brian Giraldo holding their Quiz Bowl trophy

Physics Club wins Quiz Bowl

Physics, Chemistry and Biology Clubs competed in the 2nd Annual Quiz Bowl on April 1