Department of Physics and Astronomy

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Physics and astronomy are two of the most basic and fundamental sciences. 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 Degrees

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