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On a recent chilly fall day, members of the Ohio University STEAM Team engaged area children with science at the Jerseyville Festival in Shade. The team, supported by a grant from AEP Ohio, is working in collaboration with the Ohio Valley Museum of Discovery to bring peer-led science engagement experiences […]

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

Dr. Kenneth Hicks, Professor of Physics & Astronomy at Ohio University, authored a column in the Columbus Dispatch headlined “Neutrino experiment sheds light on black holes, birth of galaxies.” Neutrinos are, in a way, like X-rays in that they can pass through materials easily. On average, most neutrinos can pass […]

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

Ohio University alum Keith Hawkins BS 13 received the Charles J. and Claire O. Ping Recent Graduate Award at the OHIO Alumni Association’s 78th annual Alumni Awards Gala. The award is presented to an OHIO graduate who has achieved incredible success within 15 years of earning his or her first […]

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

An Ohio University computer science class project sparked interest among the Artificial Intelligence community and led to an invitation to present the results at a recent AI meetup in Atlanta. Reza Katebi, an astrophysics doctoral student in Physics & Astronomy was enrolled in the Deep Learning class taught by OHIO […]

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

Dr. David Drabold, Distinguished Professor of Physics & Astronomy, is an invited speaker at the 9th International Petra School of Physics on “Nano Physics: Fundamentals and Applications” in Amman, Jordan in October. Drabold will lecture on “Disorder on the nanoscale: ab initio simulations of amorphous materials” and “Electrons and phonons […]

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physics and astronomy news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Oct 08

As the fifth installment in the Athens Asylum Sesquicentennial Series, George Eberts, a long-time Asylum employee, will share stories of the men and women who lived, worked, and left their mark at the Athens Asylum on Thursday, Oct. 18, at 6 p.m. at the the Southeast Ohio History Center The […]

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

Physics & Astronomy graduate student Rajib Pandit will defend his Ph.D. dissertation, titled “Local fluctuations in the relaxation rate in glassy systems,” on Tuesday, Oct. 23, at 2 p.m. in Clippinger Laboratory 354. All are invited to attend.

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

Dr. Kenneth Hicks, Professor of Physics & Astronomy at Ohio University, authored a column in the Columbus Dispatch headlined “Space Force would encourage weaponizing, not exploring, space.” In 1967, several countries, including the United States, signed the Outer Space Treaty, which provided the basic cooperation principles for the human race […]

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physics and astronomy news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Sep 26

Dr. Kenneth Hicks, Professor of Physics & Astronomy at Ohio University, was elected in 2018 to be the Secretary-Treasurer for the Division of Nuclear Physics of the American Physical Society. The DNP is the national society for his area of physics, with about 2,700 members. The Secretary-Treasurer is part of […]

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physics and astronomy news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Aug 28

By Amanda Biederman NQPI editorial intern A team of Ohio University researchers and their collaborators used a theoretical model to characterize the physical properties of certain samples of amorphous carbon and showed that these materials are, in fact, connected and distorted fragments of amorphous graphene in an article published in […]

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