Welcome to the Physics Department.

Welcome to the Physics Department.

Welcome to the Physics Department.

Welcome to the Physics Department.

Stanford Physics is a teaching and research department. Our course offerings range from Freshman seminars to advanced graduate classes. We enjoy close connections to Applied Physics and departments at SLAC.

Upcoming Events & Seminars

March
5
Date
Tuesday, March 5, 2024. 3:30pm
Location: Hewlett Teaching Center
370 Jane Stanford Way, Stanford, CA 94305
201
March
7
Date
Thursday, March 7, 2024. 4:30pm
Location: Hewlett Teaching Center
370 Jane Stanford Way, Stanford, CA 94305
201
March
9
Date
Saturday, March 9, 2024. 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Location: Rodin Sculpture Garden
328 Lomita Drive at Museum Way
Stanford, CA 94305-5060

News Spotlight

  • Announcements
  • Awards
  • Faculty

Six Stanford faculty members are among the recipients of 2024 Sloan Research Fellowships, which recognize talented scientists in the United States and Canada.

“Sloan Research Fellowships are extraordinarily competitive awards involving the nominations of the most inventive and impactful...

  • In the News
  • Postdocs

Source: Gizmodo

“My first thought is Elmo is experiencing gravitational time dilation,” Yuk Ting Albert Law, a theoretical physicist at Stanford University and a noted expert on general relativity, told Gizmodo.

It’s an idea developed by Albert Einstein. In places...

Eun-Ah Kim, Cornell University

  • Alumni

Cornell quantum researchers have detected an elusive phase of matter, called the Bragg glass phase, using large volumes of x-ray data and a new machine learning data analysis tool. The discovery settles a long-standing question of whether this almost–but not...

Our Research

Undergraduates, graduate students and postdoctoral fellows are mentored in astrophysics, cosmology, particle physics, atomic and laser physics, and condensed matter physics. Check out our research areas below.

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