Welcome to Northwestern Physics and Astronomy
Faculty and ResearchOur research employs an broad range of theoretical and experimental approaches to understand the fundamental nature of the universe.
Seminars and ColloquiaSee our weekly seminars and colloquia throughout the academic year.
Visitors are invited to tour the Observatory every Friday night.
News and Events
Observing at Dearborn Observatory
The Dearborn Observatory is closed for public observing with the historic 18.5 inch refracting telescope until further notice.
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM, Evanston
Abstract: Quantum computing holds the promise to solve specific computational problems much faster than any known classical algorithm. ...
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Please visit our website for any updates. HEIKE E. RIEL DEPARTMENT HEAD FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, IBM Keywords: Physcis, As...
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Abstract: Natural environments are heterogeneous and can fluctuate with time. As such, biomechanical systems from proteins to whole org...