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Department of Physics & Astronomy

Scientific work thrives in communities of collaboration that value varied skills, perspectives, and backgrounds.
The Department of Physics & Astronomy welcomes all voices to be heard and all people to be included as part of our mission to advance science and education for all.

Why Study Physics?

Physical forces are at work everywhere, from the smallest atomic particles to the far reaches of the universe! Physics is the study of matter, energy and the interactions between them.


Fascinating Careers

The scope of physics extends from the smallest subatomic particles to the entire observable universe. Physicists study nuclear reactions, the interactions of atoms with light, properties of solids...


Quality Degree Programs

Our programs in Applied Physics and Physics Education are strengthened by excellent support from Physics faculty who enthusiastically help our students define and stay on track when working toward...


Explore the amazing tools and equipment undergraduates in the department learn to use for class experiments and their own research with faculty.

The Ott Planetarium

The Ott Planetarium provides educational support and public outreach as part of the department and the College of Science at Weber State University.


Certified Sustainable Department

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Let's Connect!


Office hours

Monday - Thursday
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Mailing address

Weber State University
Department of Physics
1415 Edvalson St., Dept. 2508
Ogden, UT 84408-2508

Building location

Tracy Hall Science Center (TY)
Room 302, Mail Code 2508

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