Top Physics Schools in North Carolina

By | April 29, 2018

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Top Physics Schools in North Carolina

RANKING GRADUATE PHYSICS
1 Duke University, Department of Physics
Address: Box 90305, Durham, NC 27708-0305
Phone: (919) 660-2502
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.phy.duke.edu
2 University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill, Department of Physics and Astronomy
Address: CB #3255, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3255
Phone: (919) 962-2078
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.physics.unc.edu
3 North Carolina State University–Raleigh, Department of Physics
Address: 204 Riddick Hall, Raleigh, NC 27695-8202
Phone: (919) 515-8706
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.physics.ncsu.edu
4 Wake Forest University, Department of Physics
Address: 100 Olin Physical Laboratory, Winston-Salem, NC 27109-7507
Phone: (336) 758-5337
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.wfu.edu

North Carolina Economy

As mentioned above, there are now many industrial plants in North Carolina that produce components for cars and aircraft; various chemicals; hydraulic, electrical, medical, electronic and telecommunications equipment; paper and paper products; Food; medicines; textile; school buses, trucks and many other types of industrial products.

One of the largest research centers in the United States of America is located in the state – Research Triangle Park, founded back in 1959 in the area formed by the cities of Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill, the Triangle metropolis. Dozens of companies conduct research in the field of information and biotechnology here, including well-known ones such as IBM, Intel, Microsoft, BASF, Bayer, Cisco Systems, Sony Ericsson, Red Hat, Verizon and many others.

Similar large innovation centers have been set up in two other North Carolina metropolitan areas: the North Carolina Research Campus near Charlotte and the Piedmont Triad Research Park in the Piedmont Triad area.

North Carolina is one of the largest US film centers outside of California. Film studios are located in Charlotte, Raleigh, Durham, Winston-Salem and, the largest in the state, EUE Screen Gems Studios in Wilmington. Not surprisingly, the state hosts a number of film festivals that attract many tourists.

Tourism is very important to North Carolina’s economy, especially to its western (mountainous) regions and to the coast and islands of the Outer Banks. The state ranks sixth in the United States (after Florida, California, New York, Nevada and Pennsylvania) in terms of the number of tourists visiting it. Among the most famous and popular attractions are the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the Blue Ridge Parkway scenic highway, the National Wright Brothers Memorial, “Old Salem” area and Hatteras Island.

Tens of thousands of fans are drawn to the state by competition in the NASCAR series, a hugely popular stock car racing event in the United States. North Carolina is the birthplace of NASCAR, and most of the series’ drivers and staff live in the Charlotte area these days. NASCAR not only greatly increases the number of tourists, but also creates many jobs in the state.

The city of Concord has a huge (140,000 spectators) circuit Charlotte Motor Speedway, which annually hosts one of the most prestigious races Coca-Cola 600 and Sprint All-Star RaceIn Charlotte in 2010, the NASCAR Hall of Fame was opened, a kind of museum dedicated to the most famous and titled racers.