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Welcome to the Department of Physics

The Department of Physics at Boise State University is dedicated to studying matter, motion, force, and energy, and engaging our students with opportunities in physics studies as well as astronomy research projects with faculty in the areas of nanoscience, biophysics, condensed-matter physics, computational physics and astronomy.

students posing infront of BSU's 'b' statue

Coronavirus Response

For more information on how Boise State University is responding to Coronavirus, please visit the dedicated Coronavirus page.

Seminars and Events


Constellation prize: NASA-funded astronomy expert coming to educate Idaho stargazers
Jackson presents Martian dust devil research at major astronomy conference
Students from Fologea’s lab publish article in Membranes
Simmonds and Idaho National Laboratory shape the future of materials science

Room MPCB-420
Multipurpose Classroom Building
2110 W University Dr

Contact information:
Telephone: (208) 426-3775
Fax: (208) 426-4330

Mailing Address:
Department of Physics
Boise State University
1910 University Drive
Boise, Idaho 83725-1570