Physics facilities and labs

Get hands-on in one of our Physics Labs as soon as you set foot on campus. 

Brooks Astronomical Observatory

You will have opportunities to further develop your career skills in our on-campus observatory, which houses a modern 16-inch (40 cm) computer-controlled telescope that is equipped for CCD direct imaging, UBVRI photometry, medium-dispersion spectroscopy, as well as visual observing.

Brooks Astronomical Observatory


You can diversify your knowledge and career skills through course work and research experiences in the physics- and astronomy-related labs, which are equipped for laser spectroscopy, magnetic resonance, rheology, thin films, polymer fluid dynamics and X-ray diffraction.