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  • OSIRIS-REx Asteroid Sampler Enters Final Assembly
    OSIRIS-Rex, NASA’s first ever spacecraft designed to collect and retrieve pristine samples of an asteroid for return to Earth has entered its final assembly phase. Approximately 17 months from now, OSIRIS-REx is slated to launch in the fall of 2016 and visit asteroid Bennu, a carbon-rich asteroid. Bennu is a (...)Read the rest of OSIRIS-REx […]
  • A Red Moon – NOT a Sign of the Apocalypse!
    Editor’s note: This is an article we wrote a few months ago, but are reposting it for the upcoming eclipse on April 4. Here is a complete guide on how to see this particular ‘red Moon’ lunar eclipse. On most evenings, the Moon will appear as a bright yellow or white color in the night […]
  • Gallery: Behind the Scenes Images of the Final Hubble Servicing Mission
    Photographer Michael Soluri was granted unprecedented access to document the people and events behind the final Hubble Space Telescope Servicing Mission 4, STS-125, which launched in 2009. He has published these images in a new book, “Infinite Worlds: People & Places of Space Exploration.” Soluri has provided Universe Today with an exclusive gallery of images […]
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Profile of the Physics Department

The Citadel is a Comprehensive Four Year Undergraduate College offering various Bachelor Degrees and Graduate College offering various Master Degrees.


Physics Major:            Introduction for Physics Majors

                                                 Three semesters (15 hrs) intro physics and lab

                                                 Two semesters of classical mechanics

                                                 Electronics and lab

                                                 Optics and lab

                                                 Mathematical methods in physics

                                                 Two semesters of electrodynamics

                                                 Two semesters of quantum mechanics


                                                 Advanced laboratory

                                                 Advanced or Special Topic

                                                 Three semesters research project

Applied Physics


                                                 Fifteen hours introductory sequence plus nine  hours of applied courses



Information:                  Excellent building and equipment, active research in astronomy, space physics,

                                       high energy physics, and atomic/ condensed-matter physics. 

                                       Military environment in the undergraduate college.

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