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Welcome from the Chairman of the
Department of Physics and Astronomy
at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey

You found us, Physics and Astronomy at Rutgers!

We're happy you're visiting and we hope you stay awhile. We're a large department, with more than sixty professors, almost as many postdoctoral fellows, roughly a hundred graduate students, and typically thirty to forty graduating majors each year. It's very likely that we do forefront research in just the area that interests you, that we teach a course at just the right level for you, that we know the answer to just the question that's been bothering you all these years. The quarks confined within protons, the gluons that hold them together, the nuclei created in stars, the materials that make life convenient, the cosmos in its earliest minutes, the universe as it exists today-these are the things that make our days exciting.

After you've looked around a bit, you might want to say hello in person. We will welcome you.

Professor Robert A. Bartynski (Physics & Astronomy Dept Chair)

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