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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 7/2/2019

National Science Foundation Awards Tech Infrastructure...

 The National Science Foundation recently awarded Franklin & Marshall College a $400,000 Campus Cyberinfrastructure grant to continues to build state-of-the-art technology resources that...

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Story 3/28/2019

NASA Prepares the Program for Another 60 Years

The U.S. first reached the moon in 1969. Today, NASA has a new moon mission, two NASA strategists told the audience at Franklin & Marshall’s March 28 Common Hour, a community discussion conducted...

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Common Hour NASA: A New Mission Era Inspires a Culture of Innovation
Story 3/28/2019

NASA: A New Mission Era Inspires a Culture of Innovation

Elizabeth Kolmstetter Ph.D. Director of Talent Strategy and Engagement, Office of Human Capital Management, NASA, Washington DC     Nick Skytland Talent and Technology Strategist, NASA,...

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