Physics and Astronomy at BYU

Dr. Peter Roming, a research scientist at Penn State said, “BYU Physics and Astronomy students are undeniably some of the best prepared and most highly demanded graduates available.” This is largely because of the research opportunities available to our students, both as undergraduates and graduates.

All students have the opportunity to learn from our 32-member faculty by participating in faculty-directed research programs. These programs are enhanced by outstanding facilities and instrumentation, including several anechoic and reverberation chambers, transmission electronic and atomic force microscopes, an X-ray diffractometer, and a new 0.9-m telescope at the West Mountain Observatory.

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Contact Us

BYU Department of Physics and Astronomy
N283 ESC
Provo, UT 84602

Phone: (801) 422-4361
Fax: (801) 422-0553
Email: physics_office@byu.edu

Undergraduate Mentorship

At BYU, undergraduate students have the opportunity to work directly with faculty on meaningful research questions, giving them excellent work experience and often opportunities for publishing.

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