Physics Facilities Furman University

We have a commitment to involving our students in a first-rate research experience. That's why you'll find everything you need in our state-of-the-art facilities. Our corner of the universe is filled with research laboratories, computer labs and multimedia classrooms. In fact, you'll find that our facilities rival many of the nation's leading research institutions.


Townes Science Center

Dedicated in 2008, this $62.5 million facility houses all of the science departments at Furman. You'll find cutting-edge research happening in every corner of this 200,000-square foot building. Visit us.

Timmons Planetarium

With a 24-foot diameter and a high definition system, our planetarium is a virtual reality simulator that brings the galaxy to you. Stargaze with us.

Astronomy Labs

Whether you’re visiting our off-campus observatory or utilizing one of our telescopes in Townes Science Center, we can transform the night sky into your classroom. Learn more.

Computer Lab

When you study physics at Furman, our computer lab will quickly become a second home. We’re constantly updating our computers to give you important analytical and graphical programs that you'll need as you continue your scientific career. Study with us.

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