Amherst College Department of Physics and Astronomy
Statement denouncing anti-Asian violence across the US
Explore the implications of the idea that the same simple physical laws apply equally well in the terrestrial and celestial realms.
Examine the theories of relativity, the quantum theory, and properties of nuclei and elementary particles, as well as recent experiments of interest in contemporary physics.
Engage with astronomical software, coordinate and time systems, telescope design and optics, statistical techniques for making astronomical measurements and more.
A team of six students from across several fields of study spent part of the summer assembling Eugene, a soccer-playing robot for the 2018 American Society of Mechanical Engineers Student Design Competition.