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Physicists are explorers of the physical universe seeking to understand the fundamental behavior of nature from elementary particles to galaxies.
Physics, as a natural science, is a core component of a liberal education, and learning science requires the development and application of critical thinking skills to the natural and man-made world. The members of the physics department are devoted to learning and teaching about the ways in which the physical aspects of our existence can be understood and shaped by qualitative and quantitative reasoning within the framework of physics, the foundation of the natural sciences.
The physics department provides an excellent liberal education experience for GVSU students with student tailored physics courses and programs, mentored research experiences with faculty, and outreach activities.
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The Department of Physics is in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. It offers a Bachelor of Science degree (B.S.) with a major in physics. Our robust program engages students in observation, experimentation, and theoretical study of the various phenomena of nature. The Physics Department offers:
Need help with your physics homework? Visit "Physics Help Corner" (CLOSED for Spring/Summer session)
New Orleans is exactly one-quarter the distance around the globe from London (New Orleans is at 90 degrees west longitude). When it is noon in London, what time is it in New Orleans?
a. Noon. b. Midnight. c. 6 am d. 6 pm e. anytime.
(Taken from "Thinking Physics" by L. C. Epstein, Insight Press)
We are always looking for interested and motivated students who are enthusiastic about physics and who want to pursue an undergraduate degree in physics. Explore our website for details.
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