School of Physics
The School of Physics at the University of Sydney is the leading Physics department in the country, with outstanding staff and students undertaking world-leading teaching and research.
Our 100 staff and 150 postgraduate students conduct research across a vast range of interests from nanoparticles to clusters of galaxies and from theoretical modelling to laboratory experiments. With access to supercomputers, modern laboratory facilities and observatories, locally, nationally and internationally, the School of Physics is the premier environment for physics education and research.
They may not own computers or know how to blog or tweet yet but learning computer programming may help many Cambodian children find their way into future careers.
A Sun-like star with orbiting planets, dating back to the dawn of the Galaxy, has been discovered by an international team of astronomers.
SAIL will be the new astrophotonics and astronomical instrumentation laboratories under the Sydney Institute for Astronomy (SIfA) & the Institute of Photonics & Optical Science (IPOS) at the School of Physics.