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The Department of Physics and Astronomy offers comprehensive programs on two of the most basic and fundamental sciences–physics and astronomy. Physics is the study of matter, energy, motion, and force. Its concepts help us understand how the universe behaves. Astronomy studies the universe beyond the earth’s atmosphere, including celestial objects and the formation and development of the universe.

Contact Information

Mailing Address

Department of Physics and Astronomy
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Box 454002
4505 S. Maryland Pkwy.
Las Vegas , NV 89154-4002

Building Location




  • 702-895-0804

Office Hours

Monday-Friday: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Physics and Astronomy Resources/Services