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The Cosmos
The Cosmos

From the mysteries of dark matter to the secrets hidden in our own solar system, astrophysics probes the galaxy of unanswered questions.


At the size scale of an atom, researchers manipulate nano-particles to explore the world of quantum mechanics and to build the smallest machines possible.

Probing Life
Probing Life

Biophysicists study the complexity of life by using the laws of physics and the power of math to analyze patterns in living things, from epilepsy to signal processing.

Nuclei & Particles
Nuclei & Particles

The nuclear force is the strongest found in nature. From questions of how protons and neutrons are bound in nuclei (or neutron stars) to the interactions of quarks and gluons, this is strong stuff.


Tuesday, Nov. 18 Nanoforum:
A New Paradigm for Macroscopic Photoinduced Bending (Photonastism) of Nanofibrous Polymer Mats
Maksim Livshits
Ohio University
4:00 p.m. at Clippinger 259

Thursday, Nov. 20CMSS Colloquium:
Super-Resolution Fluorescence Imaging: Seeing Single-Molecule Dynamics at Interfaces
Jixin Chen
Ohio University
4:10 p.m. in Walter Lecture Hall 245

Friday, Nov. 21 Colloquium:
High Resolution Gamma-Ray Spectroscopy and the Fascinating World of the Atomic Nucleus
Mark Riley
Florida State University
4:10 p.m. at Walter Lecture Hall 245

Saturday, Nov. 22SPS Research Conference:
Physics & Astronomy Student Interns Take Center Stage
9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. in Walter 145

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