The Department of Physics, Astronomy & Geosciences inspires students to explore the physical forces that shape our world and the celestial bodies beyond us.
Towson University’s programs in physics, astronomy and geosciences prepare students for a range of careers in education, industry and government. They also provide the solid academic foundation needed for graduate study. Find out more about the advantages of studying physics, astronomy and geosciences at Towson University.
The department offers students:
Physics major Max Coplan '19 shares why he thinks TU is among the best in physics research institutions.
Towson University's Geoscience Educational Opportunities for Careers (GEO Careers) received a grant to help meet the need for geoscientists.
Scientists at Towson University and the Johns Hopkins University are reporting a new way to peer through the event horizons around black holes and visualize what lies beneath.
Alison Baranowski won the Rising Star award from the Northeast Maryland Technology Council, while Paul Lee won a Teacher of the Year award from the Physics Teacher Education Coalition.