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Dr. Alexander Govorov, Distinguished Professor of Physics & Astronomy at Ohio University, was quoted in a Materials Today story headlined “Ceramic nanoparticles turn light around.” Nanomaterials whose optical properties change in response to a magnetic field could have a central role in spintronics, magnetooptics, magnetochemisty, and chiral catalysis. But, until […]

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physics and astronomy news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences May 17

Ohio University Physics & Astronomy Associate Professor Julie Roche and Research Assistant Professor Paul King have contributed to a 12-year collaborative effort of more than 100 scientists, in an experiment termed Q-weak, to provide a precision test of the weak force, one of four fundamental forces in nature. The groups […]

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physics and astronomy news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences May 11

From Compass Three College of Arts & Sciences faculty have been named members of theOHIO Challenging Dialogues for Contemporary Issues Task Force, announced by Ohio University President M. Duane Nellis on April 30. The Task Force has been charged with assessing national and world issues sparking civil discourse and working […]

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physics and astronomy news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences May 07

Dr. Kenneth Hicks, Professor of Physics & Astronomy, wrote an article headlined “Astronomy: Scientists still have a lot to learn about nature” in the May 6 Columbus Dispatch. If I were a new college student, I might be tempted to say that all of physics is understood. This is often […]

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physics and astronomy news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences May 07

Science News quoted Dr. Madappa Prakash in an article headlined “Neutron stars shed neutrinos to cool down quickly.” Prakash is a Professor of Physics & Astronomy at Ohio University. Scientists have spotted the first solid evidence that some neutron stars, the collapsed remnants of exploded stars, can rapidly cool their […]

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physics and astronomy news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences May 03

By Raymond Humienny NQPI editorial intern Bishal Bhattarai, an Ohio University condensed matter physics Ph.D. student, was awarded the 2017-18 Vishwa S. Shukla Memorial Scholarship. Bhattarai is working under the direction of Distinguished Professor of Physics Dr. David Drabold, aNanoscale & Quantum Phenomena Institute member. Bhattara is the author of […]

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physics and astronomy news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences May 02

By Amanda Biederman NQPI editorial intern Each year, the American Physical Societys March Meeting brings together thousands of scientists from around the world, featuring the most current findings in condensed matter physics research (the APS hosts another meeting for Nuclear and Particle Physics, in addition to other specialized meetings throughout […]

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physics and astronomy news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences May 02

Girls in grades 6-9 are invited to Tech Savvy, hosted by Ohio University on May 12. The full day of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) activities with real scientists runs from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in Walter Hall. The cost is $12 online or $10 if you send […]

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physics and astronomy news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences May 02

Built into a hill on the Ohio University upper campus, the Edwards Accelerator Laboratory is Nuclear Instrumentation Engineer Don Carters dream career destination. Carter has spent the past 45 years as one of two engineers who manage the electrical and mechanical systems on a daily basis. Whether it is replacing […]

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physics and astronomy news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences May 01

Ohio University Honors Tutorial College engineering physics majors Ari Blumer and Zak Blumer have accepted graduate fellowships to study in the Materials Science and Engineering Ph.D. program at Ohio State University in Columbus. Ari Blumer received the prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, which provides three years of financial […]

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physics and astronomy news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Apr 30

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