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

By Raymond Humienny NQPI editorial intern Imagine growing the materials you need for a device right onto the metal contacts in a circuit. Dr. Eric Stinaff, Professor of Physics & Astronomy and Director of the Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute at Ohio University, has already filed for a provisional patent […]

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

  Just a few hours from the IndianapolisMotor Speedwayand deep in NASCAR countryone of the world’s tiniest, fastest racetracks was in Athens, Ohio, last weekend. The Track: Wasn’t that race in France? Yep. The world watched (live on YouTube) the control room in Toulousewith the Ohio University College of Arts […]

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

The Ohio University Physics & Astronomy Department and the Astrophysical Institute host a formal opening of the new Ohio University Observatory on Saturday, May 6, at 7:30 p.m. at The Ridges Auditorium. Public viewing of celestial bodies using the departments refurbished Fecker telescope and portable telescopes will be possible, weather […]

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

Unlike NASCAR. there’s no celebrity announcing, “Drivers, start your engines.” The “engines” are scanning tunneling microscopes. The cars are just a few atoms. And the track is solid gold. The OHIO Bobcat Nanowagon is representing the United States in the world’s first nanocar race this weekend in Toulouse, France. The […]

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