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 Madison Symmetric Torus gained new plasma research capabilities with the installation of a hydrogen beam injector. - 2012-09-26
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. (07/04/2012) - 2012-07-04
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