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Physics 

Physics

Physics students at Franklin & Marshall receive excellent classroom training and have numerous opportunities for close collaboration with faculty members on research projects. Students enjoy individualized instruction, well-equipped labs, a collegial atmosphere, and the chance to participate in projects on campus and at off-campus research labs.

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Astronomy & Astrophysics 

Astronomy & Astrophysics

You’ll find abundant active research opportunities in this dynamic major. Our main research interests are in the areas of pulsar astronomy, gravitational wave astronomy, and cosmology. Our students regularly collaborate with F&M faculty using satellite data and ground-based observations, and our professors offer exciting research opportunities for...

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The Pulse

Story 8/24/2022

Actuarial Internships Predict Health, Business Risk

Two Franklin & Marshall College seniors, the inaugural recipients of the Roy Goldman '69 Actuarial Sciences Support Fund, landed internships this summer.

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Story 7/27/2022

Students Aiming for the Stars

An F&M student busily helped their professor with final calculations to one of JWST's first projects that went up this week.

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Story 7/19/2022

Students Help Program Robots for Dangerous Mission in...

The “Jackal” rolls quietly across Hartman Green, its four-wheeled boxy shape with wires, lights and twin dome-shaped GPS antennas catch the attention of a passerby: “What is it?”

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