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About Us

Known for our award-winning faculty and research, Duke's Department of Physics includes a nationally-recognized doctoral program, and offers undergraduate degrees in physics and biophysics. Our research – focused in 11 key areas – is internationally well recognized and focused on the scientific challenges of the 21st century. As part of Duke’s highly collaborative approach to research, we have established faculty labs and research groups where our faculty and students work closely with other departments across the University, as well as with academic institutions and major research facilities nationally and abroad.

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Stargazing
Duke Teaching Observatory [Map]

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Faculty Journal Articles Published Annually
400+
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Primary, Secondary & Joint Faculty Members
56
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Graduate Students
94