PHYSICS & ASTRONOMY
- Two laboratories, one for introductory and one for upper-level courses and student projects
- An optics lab
- A 12-foot dome observatory on the roof of the science building
- Computer workstations and experimental equipment to study such areas as holography and laser optics, high-temperature superconductors, nuclear radiation, acoustics, electro-magnetism, fluid mechanics, and astrophotography
- Access to an atomic absorption spectrophotometer, a nuclear magnetic resonance spectrometer, a Fourier-transform infrared spectrophotometer, a fluorescence spectrometer, a gas chromatograph, an ultra-violet/visible spectrophotometer, a high-pressure liquid chromatograph, and a gas chromatograph. Students also have access to a wide range of mechanical and electrical engineering equipment.