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Physics and Astronomy

Welcome to Northwestern Physics and Astronomy

 
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Faculty and Research

Our research employs an broad range of theoretical and experimental approaches to understand the fundamental nature of the universe.
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Seminars and Colloquia

See our weekly seminars and colloquia throughout the academic year.
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Dearborn Observatory

Dearborn Observatory

Visitors are invited to tour the Observatory every Friday night. 

 

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News and Events

 

Observing at Dearborn Observatory

 

The Dearborn Observatory is open on Friday evenings for walk-in tours at 10:00 PM for public observing with the historic 18.5 inch refracting telescope.

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Events

 
Jun
21
2024
Friday Nights at the Dearborn Observatory

9:00 PM - 11:00 PM, Evanston

The Dearborn Observatory is open for public viewing every Friday night from 9 to 11 pm during the spring and summer months (Apr-Sept). ...

Jun
28
2024
Friday Nights at the Dearborn Observatory

9:00 PM - 11:00 PM, Evanston

The Dearborn Observatory is open for public viewing every Friday night from 9 to 11 pm during the spring and summer months (Apr-Sept). ...

Jul
5
2024
Friday Nights at the Dearborn Observatory

9:00 PM - 11:00 PM, Evanston

The Dearborn Observatory is open for public viewing every Friday night from 9 to 11 pm during the spring and summer months (Apr-Sept). ...

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News

 
Congratulations to Our Rapid Fire Research Winners
Congratulations to Our Undergraduate Award Winners
Congratulations to our Outstanding TAs
Physics Alumnus Andrew Laeuger Receives Hertz Fellowship
Physics and Astronomy Welcomes New Faculty Member

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