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 will reopen on April 1, 2022 for public observing with the historic 18.5 inch refracting telescope.
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Online
Abstract: The endeavour of quantum electronics is driven by one of the most ambitious technological goals of today’s scientists: the re...
9:00 PM - 11:00 PM, Evanston
Free tours of the Dearborn Observatory and the chance to look through the historic 18.5 inch refracting telescope every Friday night, 9...
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, No Location
Abstract: TBA Speaker: Xin Qian, Brookhaven National Laboratory Host: Professor André de Gouvêa