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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Whooping Cough is Back. Here’s the Global Collaboration to Fight It.

Nearly 50 scientists collaborated with Physics Professor Sam Scarpino to develop a compendium on pertussis and dispute the reasoning for its resurgence worldwide.
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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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Mar 26th, 2019
Eno Ebong, PhD Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering, Northeastern University Nanoparticle Development to Target Dysfunctional Endothelial Glycocalyx The Ebong research lab studies how the mechanical forces of blood flow affect endothelial…