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, No Location
Abstract: TBA Speaker: Xin Qian, Brookhaven National Laboratory Host: Professor André de Gouvêa
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, Evanston
Abstract: In this colloquium I first review sources of high frequency gravitational waves (HFGWs). I will point out what can be learned...
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Evanston
Abstract: In the last few decades, our view of the cosmos has changed a lot. High-resolution data from both ground- and space-based tel...