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Astronomy & Planetary Science

We use computer modeling and observation to investigate the origin, evolution, and current state of our solar system and the universe.

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Biological Physics

We apply the theories and methods of physics to study molecular and cellular biology

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Condensed Matter Physics

We use both experimental and theoretical methods to study nanowires, nanosprings, nanoparticles, nanoporous materials, and nanocomposite materials.

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Theoretical Nuclear Physics

We use analytical and computational approaches to study nuclear matter.

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Department of Physics

Physical Address:
Engineering-Physics Rm 311

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive, MS 0903
Moscow, ID 83844-0903

Phone: (208) 885-6380

Fax: (208) 885-4055


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