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By Jean Andrews Physics & Astronomy This past week, physicists from the University of Oslo (Norway), Michigan State University, Central Michigan University, and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory met with OHIO research personnel and graduate students at the Edwards Accelerator Lab to conduct experiments to observe nuclear reaction pathways for making […]

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

Dr. Kenneth Hicks, Professor of Physics & Astronomy, was quoted in a Science magazinefeature on “The social life of quarks.” The article discusses particle physics observations of pentaquarks, “bizarre new cousins of the protons and neutrons that make up the atomic nucleus,” at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN in […]

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physics and astronomy news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Jan 19

Five teams from around the worldincluding one from Ohio Universityrolled out their prototypes in France as the world awaits the first-ever international race of molecular cars. Over the next year, the OHIO Bobcat Nano-Wagon Teamalong with competitors from France, Germany, Japan and USA/Austriawill get ready to race their nanocars along […]

The post Masson, Hla Debut ‘Nanobobcat’ for World’s First Nanocar Race appeared first on Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences.

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physics and astronomy news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Dec 16

Ohio University alum Venkatraman “Venki” Ramakrishnan started his five-year term as President of the Royal Society in London on Dec. 1. He earned a Ph.D. in Physics from the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University. The Guardian’s science editor, Robin McKie, says Ramakrishnan “takes over the Royal Society […]

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

Dr. Arthur Smith’s article on “Native Gallium Adatoms Discovered on Atomically-Smooth Gallium Nitride Surfaces at Low Temperature” was named an ACS Editors’ Choice and provided as part of the open access initiative. A limited number of peer-reviewed research articles from ACS journals are selected as Editors’ Choice. The selection of […]

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physics and astronomy news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Nov 24

Physics & Astronomy graduate student Andrada Mandru won one of three national-level named student awards in October at the AVS (American Vacuum Society) International Symposium in San Jose, CA. She made two presentations at the symposium and also won a second award in the Magnetic Interfaces & Nanostructures Division. Mandru […]

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physics and astronomy news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Nov 24

Fun with liquid nitrogen? Beating back gravity? Sharks with lasers? It’s all there to explore at the Ohio University Department of Physics and Astronomy Open House on Saturday, Nov. 7, from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Clippinger Laboratories on the Athens campus. “There are a lot of cool […]

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

By Miguel Gomez ’16 Senior majoring in B.S. Astrophysics; Vice President of the International Student Union; promotional coordinator of the Multicultural Center; and Uniiculture founder Uniiculture is a social platform to bridge the gap between communities(e.g. International, Social Justice/Activist, Greek Life, Sports, Arts & Media, etc.). Throughout my undergrad years, […]

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

Excerpted from Compass Members of the Bobcat family cheered on Aug. 29 as Ohio University leadership joined representatives of the namesakes of OHIOs newest facilitiesin a ribbon-cutting ceremony marking the completion of a $110 million project that has brought four new residence halls and a first-of-its-kind Living Learning Center to […]

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physics and astronomy news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Aug 31

Dr. Kenneth Hicks, Professor of Physics & Astronomy, wrote a column for the Columbus Dispatch on “Astronomy: X-ray burst a telltale sign of massive black hole.” After lying dormant for several decades, a variable star suddenly started spewing X-rays in a massive outburst in June. This kind of rare event […]

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

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