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Physics & Astronomy Colloquium Series

Colloquia are held in the Walter Hall, Room 245, Friday 4:10 pm.

The Physics & Astronomy Colloquium Series presents Nick Wu of the West Virginia University on “Plasmon-Enhanced Solar Energy Harvesting” on Friday, April 18, at 4:10 p.m. in Walter 245. Abstract: Solar energy can be converted either to electric energy via photovoltaics or to chemical energy via photocatalysts. Emerging of surface plasmon […]

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Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences » Physics and Astronomy Colloquium Series Feb 28

The Physics & Astronomy Colloquium Series presents Chuck Horowitz of Indiana University on “Laboratory and Astronomical Observations of Dense Matter” on Friday, March 14, at 4:10 p.m. in Walter 245. Abstract: Compress almost anything enough (to ten to the eleventh grams per cc or more) and electrons react with protons to […]

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Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences » Physics and Astronomy Colloquium Series Feb 27

The Physics & Astronomy Colloquium Series presents Serge Nakhmanson of the University of Connecticut on “Computational Design of Multifunctional Complex-oxide Materials Across Length Scales” on Friday, March 21, at 4:10 p.m. in Walter 245. Nakhmanson, who describes himself as a “digital alchemist” is an Ohio University alum. He earned a Ph.D. […]

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Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences » Physics and Astronomy Colloquium Series Feb 27

The Physics & Astronomy Colloquium Series presents Maxim Pospelov of the University of Waterlooon “Constraining the Dark Sector with BBN and CMB physics” on Friday, March 28, at 4:10 p.m. in Walter 245. Abstract: Historic examples show that explorations of the “missing mass” and the “origin of mass” problems have led […]

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Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences » Physics and Astronomy Colloquium Series Feb 27

The Physics & Astronomy Colloquium Series presents Jennifer Dionne of Stanford University on “Visualizing chemical reactions and light-matter interactions with nanometer-scale resolution” on Friday, April 4, at 4:10 p.m. in Walter 245. Abstract: In 1833, Faraday combined silver and sulfur and discovered the first material with a negative temperature coefficient of […]

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Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences » Physics and Astronomy Colloquium Series Feb 27

The Physics & Astronomy Colloquium Series presents Jeyhan Kartaltepe of the National Optical Astronomy Observatory on “How Cosmic Collisions Shape the Universe” at a special time on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 4:10 p.m., in Walter 245. Abstract: Galaxy mergers and interactions are thought to play a key role in the evolution […]

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Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences » Physics and Astronomy Colloquium Series Jan 11

The Physics & Astronomy Colloquium Series presents Jens Dilling of the University of British Columbia on “Understanding the universe, one rare isotope at a time” on Friday, Feb. 7, at 4:10 p.m. in Walter 245. Abstract: Many questions in understanding the universe remain at the centre of forefront research: how and […]

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Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences » Physics and Astronomy Colloquium Series Jan 03

The Physics & Astronomy Colloquium Series presents Michelle Espy of Los Alamos Scientific Lab on “Applications of SQUIDs: from brains to bombs” on Friday, Feb. 21, at 4:10 p.m. in Walter 245. Abstract: This talk will present an overview of applications of the Superconducting Quantum Interference Device (SQUID) for the detection […]

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Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences » Physics and Astronomy Colloquium Series Jan 02

The Physics & Astronomy Colloquium Series presents John Wikswo of Vanderbilt University on “A Physicist’s Perspective on the Complexity of Biology” on Friday, Feb. 28, at 4:10 p.m. in Walter 245. Abstract: The complexity of biological systems arises from highly nonlinear structural, metabolic, and signaling networks that span multiple spatiotemporal scales. […]

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Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences » Physics and Astronomy Colloquium Series Jan 02

The Physics & Astronomy Colloquium Series presents Rik Williams of Carnegie Observatories on “Galaxy and Group Assembly in the Thermal Era” at a special time on Wednesday, Jan. 22, at 4:10 p.m. in Walter 245. Abstract: A dazzling array of galaxy surveys now conclusively show that massive elliptical galaxies emerged far […]

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Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences » Physics and Astronomy Colloquium Series Jan 01

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