Jacob Willig-Onwuachi's, physics study group

Physics

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.

 

Department News

Woman wearing a disposable mask while riding a city bus

A Scientific Way to Gauge Risk

Grinnellians contribute to the common good during the coronavirus pandemic
Physics majors George Abreu ’22, Courtney Carter ’21, and Avery Barnett ’21, and chemistry major Clinton Sabah ’21

Four Reasons to Attend a Research Conference as an Undergrad

Whether you’re presenting your own research or just immersing yourself in the experience, a conference can be an exciting opportunity for young scholars.
Courtney Carter '21 with her winning poster

A Very Good Year for This Physics Major

Physics major Courtney Carter ’21 has been having a very good year, delving deeply into research and pursuing her own ideas with confidence.

Department Information

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Grinnell, IA 50112
United States

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