School of Science / Physics Department

Department of Physics & Astronomy

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Why Physics? Why Siena?

Physics Majors Patti Carroll, Clare Boothe Luce Scholar, and Trevor Quirk at Kitt Peak National Observatory. -Photo by Dave Harvey

Galileo, Newton, Einstein, Feynman, Hawking

Some of the greatest intellects in human history have devoted their lives to the study of physics. Why? Because they had an strong desire to understand how the physical world works, and then to understand why.

Undergraduate Research

8 full-time faculty specializing in astronomy, atomic physics, biophysics, space science, and more.

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