× Judging of the 2018 Explorer Competition has completed. Both the QM and SM sections have been graded, and the results are available here. Please follow instructions on that page to receive your team's score breakdown and comments from the judges, along with a relevant certificate. We thank all participants and wish continued success to all teams!

Explorer Competition

Physics Unlimited's 2018 Explorer Competition consisted of a two-part open-ended assignment that took place in November 2018. Please see this page to view the assignment sections and timeline.

Update: Judging of both QM and SM sections has been completed, and the results are available here (QM part) and here (SM part).

Important instructions on receiving awards:
Even if you have already done the following for QM part and have also submitted SM part, please e-mail us at directors@physicsu.org with your team name in the subject line and mentioning QM or SM in the body to receive your team's score breakdown of the relevant part and comments from the judges, along with a certificate of participation. We will respond to you with a request to re-confirm the order of names on the relevant assignment before issuing award certificates for medalists and honorable mentions.
Physics Unlimited's inaugural team-based Explorer Competition took place in November/December 2017.
Please see this archived page to view the assignments and results from that event.