physics clasroomHeidelberg's physics majors gain hands-on experience and one-on-one learning opportunities through independent research and working with professors. Get personal attention while preparing for an exciting career in physics.


In January 2005, we completed the total renovation of the physics facilities in the Bareis Hall of Science and added the newly constructed, $15 million state-of-the-art Gillmor Science Hall, which contains chemistry, biology and water resources research areas.

Students can also utilize a variety of instrumentation such as computer-interfaced spectrophotometers, infrared spectroscopy, and ultra-violet/visible spectroscopy. Students interested in astronomy may use the 12.5” refracting telescope at the Ballreich Observatory.