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Facilities

The Department is located in Herman A. Berliner Hall, which opened June 1999. Berliner Hall contains the following Departmental facilities:

  • The Hofstra Observatory (Profs. Lawrence, Bochner and Lacey) partially supported by a grant from the National Science Foundation, includes Celestron telescopes and computerized CCD cameras. The Observatory is located on the roof of Berliner Hall.
  • The Laser Laboratory (Prof. Garuthara), used for faculty research and student projects.
  • Teaching Laboratories and the Advanced Physics Laboratory (Prof. Edwards); used for classes and faculty-mentored independent research projects by upper level physics students.
  • An undergraduate Computational Research Lab (Profs. Lacey and Levine)
  • A Computer Laboratory, shared with Chemistry and partially supported by a grant from the National Science Foundation, used for undergraduate instruction. Additional computing resources for students and faculty research are located in the Chemistry and Physics Building and elsewhere on campus.