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New Major: Physics and Quantum Computing

Learn more about this cutting-edge new major that blends advanced programs of physics and computer science.

Department facilities


The department's facilities range from cutting-edge locations to high-precision machine, glass, and electronics shops.

The Pittsburgh Particle Physics Astrophysics and Cosmology Center


PITT PACC coordinates local activities in experimental, observational, and theoretical particle physics, astrophysics, and cosmology.

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Pittsburgh Quantum Institute

At the Pittsburgh Quantum Institute, we bring together faculty and resources to further our mission statement.

The Discipline-based Science Education Research Center


The Discipline-based Science Education Research Center (dB-SERC) strives to create a community to improve teaching and learning through evidence-based practices.

The Allegheny Observatory

Allegheny Observatory

A historic astronomical institution, the Allegheny Observatory is home to Pitt research, instruction, and public outreach.