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University Of Virginia Astronomy
October 23, 2019

University Of Virginia Astronomy

The Apache Point Observatory Galactic Evolution Experiment, a major survey of the stars in our home galaxy led by University of Virginia astronomers, has now played a key role in a totally unexpected way – by shedding new light on faint objects known as brown dwarfs. These curious objects are too small to be stars, but too large to fit the common definition of…

Cosmology, University
October 14, 2019

Cosmology, University

We live in an age in which we have a well established, accurate and predictive model for the Universe. We are able to not only determine the bulk properties of space, time and matter –such as how fast it is expanding, how cool it currently is and the mix of light elements- but also what is its large scale structure, that is how mass and light is distributed in…

Best universities for Physics undergraduate
October 5, 2019

Best universities for Physics undergraduate

University of Calcutta(CU) have some the best colleges in India for doing BSc Physics (Hons). And this is clear from the fact that till today CU has the 2nd largest number of students every year that clear NET/CSIR for PhD studentship in Natural Science in India. ( See here CSIR-UGC Central Govt document : ). Its astonishing that even having so many Universitites…

University of Physics
October 2, 2019

University of Physics

At Tulane University our students have a unique opportunity to combine understanding of science and engineering both in our courses and degrees. Alongside our longstanding Physics Program (science) established in 1895, we added an undergraduate Engineering Physics Program (engineering) in 2006. As part of the Engineering Physics program, students also have the…

University of California Astronomy
September 11, 2019

University of California Astronomy

INTELLECTUALLY RICH | VIBRANT | CHALLENGING Our graduate alumni carry the UCSC label around the globe throughout their entire careers, and serve as the best advertisement for how well we educate young scientists. Sandra Faber, Former Department Chair UCSC is a world leader in astrophysics education, providing an intellectually rich, vibrant, and challenging…

Best universities for Theoretical Physics
September 5, 2019

Best universities for Theoretical Physics

Theoretical physics is a field devoted to modeling physical phenomena, and leaves the rocket science to experimental physicists. Theoretical physicists build on the works of scientists like Maxwell, Hawking and Einstein. Read on for education and career options for theoretical physicists. Theoretical physicists are thinkers in the academic world, and their work…

Top Physics universities in the US
August 7, 2019

Top Physics universities in the US

This will get updated once I get the admission results back! Undergrad Institution: Small LAC (many graduate and get admitted to top colleges for experiment, but idk how to judge reputation). Major(s): Physics Minor(s): PA in MajorG: 3.5ish Overall GPA: 3.5ish Length of Degree: 4 Position in Class: cum laude (idk what percent that corresponds to.) Honors in major…

Top Physics research universities
July 29, 2019

Top Physics research universities

You have decided to start a graduate study in physics. Where should you apply? And how to decide which offer to take? A diarrhea of lists attempt to rank the world’s best universities . Mostly these lists are based on some aggregate of different metrics. Yet, for a postgraduate degree your focus should be on one and only one metric: you want to surround yourself…

Top universities for Physics
July 8, 2019

Top universities for Physics

The following information relates to the WSU Physics & Astronomy Department only. Deadlines We are accepting applications for Fall 2017. Fall 2017 Priority Deadline: January 10th. We will continue to accept applications after this deadline but they will not be considered priority. Fall 2017 admissions considerations will begin in February 2017. Stipulations…

University of Minnesota Astronomy
June 26, 2019

University of Minnesota Astronomy

Students of astronomy and astrophysics take courses in a number of departments at the University. Below is a brief description of courses commonly taken within the program. Introductory Courses (4 cr. 3 lect, 2 lab hrs/week QP-1011, 1021H, 1031, 1032; SP-1011) The human place in the universe. Study of Earth as a planet, other planets, the sun, stars, galaxies…

Western University Astronomy
June 2, 2019

Western University Astronomy

Astronomy Public Nights at the Cronyn Observatory occur weekly during May though August (every Saturday evening, 8:30-11pm), and monthly during October through April. If you are interested in our Fall/Winter group booking program, please see the Exploring the Stars program. General Information: There is no charge , and no reservations are necessary; come and…

Physics best universities
May 3, 2019

Physics best universities

When you re solving problems, working through textbooks, getting into the nitty-gritty details of each topic, it s so easy to lose the forest for the trees and forget why you even became inspired to study physics in the first place. This is where really, really good (and non-speculative) books on physics come in handy: they inspire, they encourage, and they help…

Oxford University Astronomy
April 9, 2019

Oxford University Astronomy

Katherine Blundell is a Professor of Astrophysics at Oxford University and a Research Fellow at St John s College. Prior to this she was one of the Royal Society s University Research Fellows, having been a Research Fellow of the Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851 and before that a Junior Research Fellow at Balliol College, Oxford. Her awards include…

University of South Carolina Astronomy
April 3, 2019

University of South Carolina Astronomy

Astronomy, as a science, was born the day our ancestors started wondering about the skies overhead. And yet, Astronomy still remains one of the most active branches of Science. Research Astronomy/ Astrophysics is in a golden era at present, with many fundamental discoveries (e.g., dark energy, dark matter, black holes, extrasolar planets) shaping our understanding…

Best Physics universities in Canada
March 10, 2019

Best Physics universities in Canada

Browse through the list of Canadian Physics bachelor, masters, and doctorate courses, programs and degrees offered by universities in Canada. What is Physics? Physics is the science of matter, energy, and their interactions. Physics covers a wide range of phenomena, from elementary particles (such as quarks, neutrinos, and electrons) to superclusters of galaxies…

Top universities in the world for Science
March 7, 2019

Top universities in the world for Science

Want to study a natural sciences subject at one of the world’s highest performing universities in the field? The QS World University Rankings by Faculty highlights the world’s top universities in five major subject areas: arts & humanities, engineering & technology, life sciences & medicine, natural sciences, and social sciences &…

York University Astronomy
February 23, 2019

York University Astronomy

York houses one of Canada s leading Physics departments. There are three streams within the Physics and Astronomy program: Physics Applied Physics Astronomy and Astrophysics Physics is the most fundamental science discipline. It attempts to understand nature at its deepest level. It develops an understanding and description of all forms of energy and matter and…

Arizona State University Physics Department
February 17, 2019

Arizona State University Physics Department

The Department of Physics at the Arizona State University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor appointment in Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics with an anticipated start date of August 2017. Arizona State University is seeking to grow a vibrant group of theorists who will develop cutting-edge methods for the modeling of condensed…

University of Wisconsin Madison Astronomy
January 23, 2019

University of Wisconsin Madison Astronomy

The Astronomy Department and the Astrophysics group of the Physics Department hopes to host a Research Experiences for Undergraduates program in Astronomy and Astrophysics for several students for the ten weeks from May 30 to August 5, 2017. Applications received by Feb 1, 2017 will receive full consideration. By agreement among NSF supported REU Astronomy programs…

Universities with Astronomy
September 13, 2018

Universities with Astronomy

The Department of Physics and Astronomy and the Institute for Astronomy are excited to partner on two undergraduate majors for students. Hawai‘i has long been a center for the study of astronomy. Across the state, hundreds of scientists and technicians are actively pursuing astronomical research, and students from universities all over the world come to UH Mānoa…

Best University courses
September 4, 2018

Best University courses

The United Kingdom is one of the world’s top higher education provider, and possibly the most popular international student destination. Although many ambitious and capable students can’t wait to start their undergraduate or graduate study experience in promising English universities, not all of them can meet enrolment requirements right away. This may be due…

Complete University Guide Physics
August 25, 2018

Complete University Guide Physics

HESA Subject Description CUG Subject Physics (F300) The study of the properties of matter and energy and the relationships between them, making extensive use of mathematical techniques and models. May include mechanics, optics, electricity, magnetism and acoustics. May also include atomic, nuclear, particle and solid state studies. Applied physics (F310) Topics…

Colorado University Physics
August 16, 2018

Colorado University Physics

The graduate program in physics is one of the largest and strongest in the country. We offer leading research programs in essentially all areas of physics including atomic, molecular and optical physics, condensed matter and materials physics, elementary particle physics, nuclear physics, plasma physics, biophysics, history and philosophy of physics and physics…

Top universities for Physics undergraduate
August 13, 2018

Top universities for Physics undergraduate

You asked what the top universities to study physics are, other than these top ranked ones. This is a problematic question because the universities that aren t ranked highly in this area definitionally are not the top universities for physics. And by no means is study at a top university required. If you can t study at one or don t want to, that s fine. Your…

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