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 open on Friday evenings for walk-in tours at 9:00 PM for public observing with the historic 18.5 inch refracting telescope.
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM, Evanston
Quantum correlations such as entanglement are not only a prerequisite for performing any meaningful task in quantum information process...
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Evanston
The bottom row of the periodic table is known for its radioactive elements, which compared to stable isotopes are little-explored. Man...
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM, Evanston
The Dearborn Observatory is open for public viewing every Friday night from 8 to 10 pm during the fall and winter months (Oct-Mar). The...