Physics & Astronomy at University of British Columbia


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Address:  6224 Agricultural Road
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6T 1Z1
Phone:  604-822-3853
Fax:  604-822-5324
Chair: Dr. Jeff Young
General Department Info
  Bachelors Masters Doctorate
Staff & Student
Nobels: 1
Faculty: 57

  Staff: 43
Post Docs: 33

  Grads: 150
Under Grads: 450

  Particle Physics, Atomic and Molecular Physics, Laser Physics, Astronomy, Astrophysics, Condensed Matter Physics, Gravity and Relativity, Biophysics, Medical Physics, Applied Physics, Subatomic Physics, Engineering Physics
Facilities:  Student Machine Shop, Machine Shop, Electronic Shop, Student Computer Labs, AMPEL, TRIUMF, Videoconference Facility, He3/He4 Refrigerators, Molecular Beam Epitaxy Facility, Scanning Tunnelling Microscope, Xray Difractometers, NMR and ESR Spectrometers, Magnetron Sputtering Facility, Microwave and mm-wave Facilities, Far-infrared Fourier Spectrometers, Raman Spectrometer, High Resolution Infrared Interferometers, Tuneable Ring Dye Laser, Hypervelocity Impact Facility, Galactic Radio-Patrol Image Processing Facility, Ultrafast Plasma Diagnostics Facility, Next Linear Collider Accelerator R&D Facility, UBC Hospital, DNA Sequencing Instrumentation Facility, Beowolf Supercomputer Cluster, Subatomic Computing Server, Liquid Mirror Telescope Instrumentation Facility, Theory Center Computing Cluster

Science Quote

'As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain; and as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.'

Albert Einstein

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