Physics

Visit Department Website

Physics is the most mature of the sciences and provides much of the conceptual apparatus and instrumentation for chemistry, biology, astronomy, and engineering. It has inspired the creative work of mathematicians, philosophers, and social scientists and has repeatedly transformed the framework of civilization. The physics curriculum at Reed College is designed to provide rigorous preparation for those who plan careers in the field while at the same time serving the needs of interested liberal arts students.

Upcoming Events

Physics Seminar - Student Summer Research Talks

Beatrice Barrar '20, Amelia Chambliss '20, Ely Eastman '20, Matthew Hwang '21, and Sushruta Chandramouli '21 will talk about their summer research.

1/29 4:10pm
Physics Seminar: "Is Every Soap Bubble a Round Sphere?"

Greg Drugan, Oregon Episcopal School A soap bubble is in equilibrium if and only if it has constant mean curvature, so the question of whether every soap...

2/5 4:10pm

Recent Events

Physics Seminar

12/11/2019