• November 23, 2020

    Brown University’s Harrison E. Farnsworth Professor of Physics, J. Michael Kosterlitz, recently published his first paper in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS) since becoming a member of the National Academy in April of 2017.

  • October 29, 2020

    The Physics DUG, in collaboration with Yale’s Society of Physics Students, co-hosted Brown’s first Society of Physics Students Zone Meeting from Friday to Saturday October 23-24, 2020!

  • October 1, 2020

    With a new grant from NASA, Brown physicist Gregory Tucker and a team of students will help to build a telescope that can study the atmospheres of distant planets.

    A Brown University professor and his students will play key roles in building and operating a new telescope designed to unlock the secrets of planets orbiting distant stars.

  • August 31, 2020

    Read the latest issue of our department magazine covering AY 2019-2020.



  • August 6, 2020

    In its 21-year history, the Summer Student Theoretical Physics Research Session (SSTPRS) led by Brown Theoretical Physics Center (BTPC) Director S. James Gates Jr. has been held at either the University of Maryland, the University of Iowa, or since 2017 at Brown University. Every year up until 2020, this unique opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students was held in person.