Physics at Grinnell combines a rigorous curriculum with a supportive community of faculty and students. You apply your intellectual curiosity to classical and modern theory — and get extensive laboratory experience in technically advanced facilities and via faculty-student research, off-campus research, seminars, and internships. Physics also supports a 3-2 program in engineering and offers exceptional opportunities and facilities in astronomy. Physics can prepare you for graduate study or careers involving physics in academic, public, and private settings.

 

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Students and professor work together in an elegant tabletop experiment to use harvested wind energy to enhance signal detection.

Join The Grinnell Science Project and the Department of Physics on central campus to view the 2017 solar eclipse.

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