Physics

Cosmology and Astrophysics Experiments

  • LSST - 8.4 meter ground-based telescope being constructed to learn more about our universe as well as search for evidence of dark matter.
  • WMAP - Wilkinson Microwave Aninotropy Probe - Microwave survey
  • SDSS - Sloan Digital Sky Survey - Optical Survey
  • GLAST - Gamma Ray Large Area Space Telescope - High energy gamma ray observatory capable of detecting photons with energies from 10 MeV to 100 GeV.
  • SNAP - Supernova / Acceleration Probe - Uses Type 1A supernovae to measure the acceleration of the universe.
  • FIRST - Faint Images of the Radio Sky at Twenty-Centimeters - Radio Survey
  • NRAO - National Radio Astronomy Observatory
  • NOAO - National Optical Astronomy Observatory

 

Physics

Building 1800

Eric Harpell
Physics Faculty
925.424.1379

Nan Ho
Mathematics, Science, Engineering and Public Safety Dean
925.424.1182

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