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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

Chris Anderson, College of Southern Idaho will present: "In the Shadows of Asteroids..."

Tyler Gordon, "The Search For Exomoons..."

Dr. Johanna Teske, Carnegie Earth & Planets Lab

Dr. Yao-Yuan Mao, NASA Einstein Fellow, Rutgers University

Dr. Lori Fenton, “How Wind Sculpts a Planetary Surface”


Professor Jackson partners with NASA to protect Idaho's starry sky
Boise State celebrates fifth anniversary of First Friday Astronomy series
Professor Simmonds Seeks To Solve Mysteries of Quantum Physics
Dr. Heidi Wu Receives Prestigious DOE Early Career Award

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