Physics

Physics at Northeastern invites you to join an exciting journey to explore, discover, and apply the fundamental principles that run the universe. Take a front-row seat as you visualize everything from the collisions of sub-atomic particles to the dance of the galaxies.

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Physics Degree Programs

The Department of Physics at Northeastern University offers a broad range of curricula that reflect the intellectual excitement and relevance of studying physics both within its broadly defined traditional boundaries and at the intersection with other disciplines, in particular the biomedical sciences, where physics is having a growing impact. In addition, the department offers unique opportunities for students to experience frontline research at the undergraduate level through internships in faculty research labs and coops.

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Unraveling the Mysteries Hidden in DNA

New research from Northeastern Professor Mark Williams and Senior Research Scientist Micah McCauley have developed a novel approach to unfurling the mysteries tucked away in human DNA.
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Six Northeastern Professors Named to List of ‘Highly Cited Researchers’ Around the Globe

Six Northeastern University professors have been featured in the "The 2018 Highly Cited Researchers" list, which ranks researchers around the world who have produced papers that come in at the…
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Feb 27th, 2019
Condensed Matter Theory: Momentum-resolved electronic excitations in quasi-one dimensional quantum materials Alberto Nocera Stewart Blusson Quantum Matter Institute, The University of British Columbia The energy-momentum structure of electronic excitations of…
Mar 1st, 2019
Condensed Matter Theory: Seeing Beyond the light: Vision and photon electrodynamics in quantum spin ice Attila Szabo Universty of Cambridge UK Understanding the nature and behaviour of excitations in quantum…