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.

Events

Physics Colloquium: Oct 23 @ 2:30PM in DMTI 111
NSF Program Director, Dr. Carrie Black, National Science Foundation
"Space Weather and Geospace Science at NSF"

Students Maya Kinley-Hanlon, David Bialy, and Jacob Vancampen with Philip Johnson in AU’s gravitational wave detector lab.

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AU Welcomes New Institute for Integrated Space Science and Technology

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

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Why We Love Physics

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Three shelves with scientific instruments sit beneath the periodic table.

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Full STEAM Ahead

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rubens tube showing flames in waves

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AU's Optics Olympiad Makes Science Fun

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