Department of Physics

Welcome to the Physics Department at American University! Our research labs and facilities include the Institute for Integrated Space Science and Technology (ISSTI), Design and Build Lab (DaBL), and DC Space Grant Consortium.

Aaron Grocholski shows visiting students the effects of polarizing filters

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AU Optics Olympiad Makes STEM Fun for DC Middle Schoolers

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Six WIS panelists, posing.

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Annual Event Connects Women Across DC STEM Community

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Three shelves with scientific instruments sit beneath the periodic table.

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Full STEAM Ahead

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smiling physics students working with circuits, circuit boards and batteries in a lab

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Why We Love Physics

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