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.

The LHC is back in business, now ready for proton-proton collisions at a record 13 TeV

Sterling Hall in 1952

Physics Fair

Justin Vandenbroucke turns smartphones into pocket cosmic ray detectors

High-Altitude Water Cherenkov Observatory (HAWC)

Francis Halzen named a winner of the 2014 American Ingenuity Award

3-D printed trumpet by Garage Physics student Daniel Montez

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