Our Major Options

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

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Physics and Astronomy Fall 2016 - Spring 2017 Colloquia

Tuesday  September 20, 2016  Student Poster Session Summer research students will present their work via posters in HAC203.   Tuesday  September 27, 2016       Frank Abel (University of...

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Physics and Astronomy Fall 2015 - Spring 2016 Colloquia

Tuesday, September 22, 2015 Xin Li (Millersville University) Title: Radiation Interference Patterns Friday, October 2, 2015 Fall Research Fair Tuesday, October 27, 2015 Lea Hagen (Penn State...

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Physics and Astronomy Fall 2011 - Spring 2012 Colloquia

Sep 15, 2011 Linda Fritz (Franklin & Marshall) Title: "Energy Issues at F&M" Sep 23 - Sep 25, 2011 Inauguration/Homecoming/Family Weekend Physics & Astronomy Events Oct 13, 2011 Sharon...

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