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This website contains information related to the academic programs offered, a brief description of the research performed, faculty and staff, and other useful links. We are committed to your success. That's why we offer diverse research opportunities to foster your education in one of the fastest-growing research universities in the country. At UTSA you will have access to strong research programs, state-of-the-art resources, and competitive financial support. In addition, the Department of Physics & Astronomy hosts one of the world's most powerful electron microscopes - the first of its kind outside of Japan - which displays images as small as one atom.

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Our department offers numerous opportunities that can be broadly divided into the following areas


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Curtis Vaughn Jr Observatory

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First Friday Stargazing

First Friday of the Month  » see details

Friday Nights Celestial Lights

Third Friday of the Month  » see details

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Learn more about the UTSA Bridge Program here.


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The Department of Physics & Astronomy at UTSA hosts seminars given by guest speakers from around the world.
Click here to see the seminar schedule.


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Mohammad Hoque
  July 2, 2018
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