The UW Physics Department awarded its first PhD in 1899. Since then our students have earned degrees in virtually every area of physics, and our faculty have played key roles in a myriad of important research efforts.
UW-Madison Physics Departments holds its sixth annual Physics Fair at Chamberlin Hall Saturday, February 16th
Professor Gilbert wins science image challenge with an image of a sea urchin tooth.
UW-Madison scientists use the Daya Bay Neutrino experiment to uncover physics that may help explain the scarcity of anti-matter in the universe.
The Madison Symmetric Torus gained new plasma research capabilities with the installation of a hydrogen beam injector.
UW Physics has key roles in the equipment construction and data management that led to the discovery of a strong candidate for the long-sought after Higgs boson particle.
The first fetal magnetocardiogram recording made using an atomic magnetometer. The circles and arrows in red denote key features of the baby's heart signal. The giant blue peaks belong to the mother. (06/01/2012)
The IceCube Neutrino Observatory at the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station in Antarctica explores the origin of cosmic rays.