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Discoveries in Physics Research

From quarks to twistronics to dark matter, MIT is on the cutting edge of physics research.
Kofi Blake
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Senior Kofi Blake named 2021 Knight-Hennessy Scholar

Fellowship funds graduate studies at Stanford University.

Our Research Areas

The MIT Department of Physics is recognized as a worldwide leader in physics research.

Our Faculty

We have three current faculty who have won the Nobel Prize in Physics. We have also been the source of innovation in physics education with eight Oersted Medal winners.