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Dr. Douglas Clowe, Associate Professor of Physics & Astronomy, was quoted about his research in an article headlined “Dark Matter Invisibility” in the News Blaze. Dark matter has not been explained by modern physics yet. Researchers know dark matter exists because it bends light from distant galaxies and changes […]

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Dr. David Drabold, Distinguished Professor of Physics & Astronomy, has a question for President Trump in a Washington Post editorial headlined “Trump needs to answer more questions. Our readers have a few for him.” “Though it is the journalists job to press those in power on behalf of the public, […]

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Yahoo News recently interviewed Ohio University graduate student Ali Khaledi Nasab in a story on “Schools out, but universities are still fighting for their international students in wake of travel bans.” Khaledi is a graduate student in the Physics & Astronomy Department. The Yahoo News story dealt with the “thousands […]

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physics and astronomy news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Jun 29

  Three Ohio University physicists have collaborated with a three-member team of colleagues based in Germany to describe how multi-material chains made of silver nanoparticles can significantly reduce energy consumption when using plasmonic nanoparticles as energy and information transfer elements. OHIO Post-Doctoral Researcher Dr. Lucas Besteiro, doctoral student Larousse Khosravi […]

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By Angela Woodward From Compass Securing research funding is, for many, a nearly all-day, every-day process as faculty are constantly thinking of new concepts and experiments to be explored and applications of theories to be implemented all in the midst of their primary teaching duties. It all starts with […]

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physics and astronomy news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences May 25

By Angela Woodward From Compass At the core of Ohio Universitys very being is a University-wide commitment to research, a hallmark of OHIO noted in its mission, vision, core values and guiding principles. And behind every external dollar that comes into the University to fund research nearly $115 million […]

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physics and astronomy news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences May 25

By Angela Woodward From Compass A world of opportunity awaits students who graduate from Ohio Universitys Physics & Astronomy Department and who engaged in research efforts while at OHIO. Our graduates have gone on to do really neat things in academia, scientific facilities and industry, said Dr. Carl Brune, Professor […]

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physics and astronomy news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences May 25

By Jim Sabin From Compass Imagine all the worlds information on one cell phone. That would be a quantum engineering feat, but OHIO researchers are one step closer, thanks to the Bobcat Nanowagon. Dr. Saw-Wai Hla and Dr. Eric Masson are thrilled with their teams performance in the worlds first […]

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physics and astronomy news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences May 25

Nuclear physicists at Ohio Universitys Edwards Accelerator Laboratory welcomed the public to an open house event recently as part of “Obscura Day,” an annual celebration hosted by Atlas Obscura, a collaborative organization founded in 2009 and based in New York City. The web-based atlas of destination stories, hosted events, and […]

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physics and astronomy news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences May 15

The Nanoscale & Quantum Phenomena Institute announces Andrada-Oana Mandru as the recipient of the 2016 NQPI Outstanding Dissertation Award. This honor recognizes her quality research, presentations, multiple publications and numerous awards. Mandru received a Ph.D. in Physics & Astronomy in 2016. Her dissertation was titled Ferromagnetic Thin and Ultra-Thin Film […]

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