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Astrophysics at UC San Diego

Center for Astrophysics & Space Sciences (CASS)

CASS is an organized research units (ORU) at UC San Diego and facilitates the interdisciplinary research of Astronomy & Astrophysics. CASS hosts faculty, researchers, postdocs, staff, and students from multiple departments, including Physics, Engineering, Chemistry, Mathematics, Computer Science, and Scripps Institute of Oceanography.


Physics Department

Astronomy & Astrophysics undergraduate and graduate educational programs are administered by the Physics Department. The Physics department allows the cross-disciplinary and germination of Astrophysics topics to be integrated with experimental and theoretical high-energy and particle Physics.