Orange Alert


(June 1, 2020)

The Physics Behind Tissue Flow in the Embryo

A&S team’s research published in PNAS.

Telescopic image of the Andromeda galaxy.

(May 5, 2020)

Enrollment caps for PHY211 and AST101 raised for Summer Session I

Due to high demand for summer courses, the Physics Department, College of Arts & Sciences, and University College have increased the enrollment cap for two exciting summer courses at Syracuse University:

  • Astronomy 101 Our Corner of the University, and
  • Physics 211 General Physics I

Classes start May 18, so enroll today!

Jessica Stelzel

(April 10, 2020)

Physics Faculty Research Published in Scholarly Journals

Articles featured in Physical Review X and Physical Review Letters.

Woman wearing health mask

(April 2, 2020)

Physics Department Does its Part to Help Make Masks

Department joins in the effort to fight COVID-19.

(Feb. 24, 2020)

M. Lisa Manning Named William R. Kenan, Jr., Professor of Physics

Manning has also been awarded a three-year Simons Foundation grant.

Suraj Shankar

(Feb. 13, 2020)

Suraj Shankar ’19 Ph.D. Wins Physics Dissertation Award

Shankar is now a Junior Fellow at Harvard.

Collision of two neutron stars

(Jan. 29, 2020)

Coming Into Focus

Physics department works to improve gravitational wave detection.

(Dec. 20, 2019)

Denver Whittington receives an NSF CAREER award for neutrino experiments

Denver Whittington is principal investigator for a new 5-year National Science Foundation CAREER award. His project is “Enhancing Future Liquid Argon Neutrino Experiments with Xenon.”