spherical ballWe invite you to explore the history of our department and its contributors to physics research and education.  In the timeline below, explore the history of science that shaped the culture of physics at Amherst College. 


Timeline of Science at Amherst

An Exhibition of 17 Photographs from the Amherst College Archives and Special Collections

Amherst College Physics faculty from 1821:   A list of all physics faculty who have taught at Amherst College since 1821

Low Temperature Physics at Amherst CollegeLow Temperature Physics at Amherst College: An article by Prof. Joel E. Gordon published in the Council on Undergraduate Research Newsletter, Vol. VII, Number 3, April 1987 on the long history of research in low-temperature physics at Amherst College.