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.



Jupiter and the moon will be the featured celestial objects at an open house at Grinnell College's Grant O. Gale Observatory at at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 2, 2017.  Robert Cadmus, professor of physics, will lead the free, public observation. If the weather is cloudy,...

Register for this short, informal course no later than Tuesday, April 18. The free, public course is designed for anyone with an interest in astronomy, regardless of age.