Congratulations to CAS senior Adam Konkol and December graduate Abigail Timmel for being selected as 2021 School of Arts and Sciences Dean's Scholars! This honor is presented annually to students wRead More
Research from department faculty and graduates, past and present, has been selected to be featured by Physical Review B in honor of the journal's 50-year anniversary.Read More
The Department is pleased to announce the winners of the Physics and Astronomy Student Awards for 2021. Congratulations to all the winners!
The Elias Burstein Prize – Zhuoliang Ni, Wei-Shao WeiRead More
December graduate Abigail Timmel and Penn senior Adam Konkol have both been selected for prestigious Churchill Scholarships to support a year of graduate study at the University of Cambridge in EngRead More
Bo Zhen, Assistant Professor, has been selected for a 2021 Sloan Research Fellowship as one of "128 early-careeRead More
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The Physics and Astronomy department counts three Nobel prize winners in its family tree.