Department of Physics

Welcome to the Physics Department at American University! Our research labs and facilities include the Institute for Integrated Space Science and Technology (ISSTI), Design and Build Lab (DaBL), and DC Space Grant Consortium.

Two graduate students hold up diagrams of brains to middle school students

On Campus ·

Third Annual STEAM Faire a Huge Success

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smiling physics students working with circuits, circuit boards and batteries in a lab

Science ·

Why We Love Physics

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Three shelves with scientific instruments sit beneath the periodic table.

Science ·

Full STEAM Ahead

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rubens tube showing flames in waves

Science ·

AU's Optics Olympiad Makes Science Fun

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