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The Physics Department has a number of undergraduate and graduate research opportunities available ranging from experimental astrophysics to soft matter and biophysics.

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To satisfy your curiosity about the Universe, to start a career (including medicine, law, and computers) in a world dependent on technology, for fun, for a solid background for teaching, to be able to make better decisions about technology, either for business or as a citizen, and for important problem-solving skills. Physics is a broad preparation for a variety of careers where science has an impact.

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We have internationally recognized research groups working in fields ranging from soft condensed matter and biological physics to elementary particle physics and cosmology and the search for gravitational waves. You can find out more by looking at our individual research group pages and by writing to individual faculty to find out what specific opportunities are currently available for prospective graduate students.

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Thesis Defense by Prashant Mishra

Jul 12, 2017, 11:30 AM

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Thesis Defense by Kazage J Christophe Utuje

Jul 13, 2017, 1:30 PM

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Syracuse Alumnus Instrumental in LIGO’s Third Detection of Gravitational Waves

Jun 6, 2017, 12:00 AM

An alumnus of the College of Arts and Sciences has been instrumental in the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO)’s third detection of gravitational waves, demonstrating tha...

Physics Student Named Kavli Graduate Fellow

Jun 5, 2017, 12:00 AM

A student in the College of Arts and Sciences is the winner of a graduate fellowship to the ...