Accelerator Physics, Astronomy and Astrophysics,
Atomic Physics, Condensed Matter,
Nuclear Experimental, Nuclear Theoretical, Particle Physics,
Quantum Optics, Relativistic Heavy Ion Physics, X-Ray Physics
Yang Institute for Theoretical Physics, Nuclear Structure Laboratory, Nanofabrication Laboratory, Molecular Beam Epitaxy Laboratory, Low-Temperature Laboratory, Laser Teaching Laboratory. Stony Brook faculty and students participate in research at Brookhaven National Laboratory, 16 miles away; in particular Stony Brook has major research facilities at the Brookhaven Sychrotron Light Sourse and the RHIC heavy ion accelerator. Other research projects exist at CERN, KEK, FNAL.
'I believe there is no philosophical high-road in science, with epistemological signposts. No, we are in a jungle and find our way by trial and error, building our road behind us as we proceed.'