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Macricostas School of Arts & Sciences

Physics, Astronomy and Meteorology

Welcome to the Department of Physics, Astronomy, and Meteorology

The mission of the Physics, Astronomy, and Meteorology Department is to provide students with the opportunity to understand the physical laws governing the universe. Within the department, applications of the laws of physics are made to the fields of meteorology, planetary sciences, astronomy and oceanography. In addition to experiencing practical applications of the laws of nature, the student is given an understanding of the role played by science and technology in contemporary society. [read more]

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