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About the Department of Physics

Part of the College of Science at the University of Nevada, Reno, the Department of Physics conducts high-level scientific research and offers respected degree programs at all levels.  The curriculum is designed to provide students with up-to-date training in the foundational sciences, including a core of courses in the chemical and physical sciences and mathematics as well as a range of areas of specialties.

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Research Specialties

The Physics Department is active in both theoretical and experimental research in a wide range of fields. Research is conducted in state-of-the-art facilities at the University as well as through scientific collaborations at research centers across the country.

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