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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.

Dr. Shaon Ghosh

Professor awarded grant for NSF supercomputing time

Will train introductory physics students to use Python to solve problems

Frame from numerical simulation of the binary coalescence GW190521.

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.

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!

Dr. Ma

Prof. Ernest Ma granted emeritus status

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Physics and Astronomy Department launches new Pre-Medical Concentration

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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.

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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.

Rodica Martin in her lab

Revealing the Secrets of the Universe

Professor receives NSF grant to help improve performance of future gravitational-wave detectors

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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.