Basic physics research leads to new technologies that change our lives, from computers and cell phones to sustainable energy solutions. Our degree programs create problem solvers well prepared for careers in industry, government, and healthcare as well as graduate studies, not only in physics and astronomy, but also many other science and engineering disciplines.

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Unlocking Nature's Secrets

As a department, we conduct research in astronomy and astrophysics, atomic and molecular physics, quantum optics, condensed matter physics, high energy physics, nuclear physics and many other fields that are central to the mission of our department and Texas A&M. We share a common passion for physics and astronomy and are committed to transferring our knowledge and skills to young scholars.

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