Welcome to the Physics Department.

Welcome to the Physics Department.

Welcome to the Physics Department.

Welcome to the Physics Department.

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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

October
8
Date
Tuesday, October 8, 2024. 3:30pm
Location: Hewlett Teaching Center
370 Jane Stanford Way, Stanford, CA 94305
201
October
15
Date
Tuesday, October 15, 2024. 3:30pm
Location: Hewlett Teaching Center
370 Jane Stanford Way, Stanford, CA 94305
201
October
22

News Spotlight

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Dean Debra Satz honored seven faculty members with a 2023-24 H&S Dean’s Award for Distinguished Teaching. Recipients include:

Dean’s Award for Achievements in Teaching

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Lecture Date: Thursday 31 October 2024

Time: 15.15

Oskar Klein Lecture: Renata Kallosh

The 2024 Oskar Klein Memorial Lecture will be given by Renata Kallosh in the Oskar Klein Auditorium, AlbaNova. The title, abstract and exact time will be announced...

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  • Faculty

Press Release of the International Award Committee of the Isaac Pomeranchuk Prize 

The International Committee announces the results of voting for the election of laureates of Isaac Pomeranchuk Prize 

in 2024 the Prize was awarded to:

Prof. Andrei Linde (Stanford...

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.

Physics Dept. Faculty Mtg (if needed)

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