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.
Professor Gilbert wins science image challenge with an image of a sea urchin tooth. - 2013-01-31
The Madison Symmetric Torus gained new plasma research capabilities with the installation of a hydrogen beam injector. - 2012-09-26
Scientists begin effort to create the type of dynamo observed at the center of the earth, sun and other kinds of stars. - 2012-10-23
UW-Madison Physics Departments holds its sixth annual Physics Fair at Chamberlin Hall Saturday, February 16th - 2013-02-16
The HAWC Gamma-Ray Observatory begins operations at the Sierra Negra volcano in Puebla, Mexico - 2013-08-23