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The Physics and Astronomy Department has decided that, starting with the admission cycle for the 2022-23 Academic Year (i.e., Fall 2022 start of the PhD or MS programs), GRE General and Physics subject test scores are no longer required, will no longer be accepted, and will no longer be considered in the evaluation of graduate applications. Please, read the full statement here.

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Timothy Atherton

The Physics Profession Has LGBT+ Issues

A new study finds that overall climate and exclusionary behaviors are the biggest factors for LGBT+ scientists leaving physics, with women and trans people most likely to experience harassment
Danilo Marchesini and Anna Sajina

A New Eye on the Cosmos

A state-of-the-art viewing instrument will help Tufts astronomers seeking to answer the deepest questions in astronomy and physics