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By Jamison Lahman, PACE writer and Jean Andrews Physics & Astronomy Ohio Universitys 2016-17 Visiting Glidden Professor Dr. Andreas Nogga seeks to understand more about the forces holding atomic nuclei together. As one of the leading few-body theoretical physicists, he studies the strong nuclear force, one of the four fundamental […]

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

Sara Sand (B.S. HTC Engineering Physics, Class of 2017) is an OHIO Honors Tutorial College student and engineering physics major whose curiosity and drive take her to labs and conferences all over the world. Whether shes studying how to improve solar cell technology in southern Germany or in an OHIO […]

The post Bobcat Owns her Place in STEM Field; Stands Out Among Peers appeared first on Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences.

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

“Would Americas astronomy program be great without government funding? This question is apropos since we are starting a new year with a new administration,” writes Dr. Kenneth Hicks, Professor of Physics & Astronomy at Ohio University, in the Columbus Dispatch. Not so long ago, much of the astronomy research was […]

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

Gold is shiny, glass is transparent, and so on. But researchers at Ohio University and Louisiana State University have proven theoretically that it is possible to impart properties of one material onto another, by placing them in close proximity. Physical properties of materials can be contagious, according to work by […]

The post Alsharari Article Shows How Physical Properties Are ‘Contagious’ appeared first on Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences.

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physics and astronomy news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Dec 10

Dr. Sergio Ulloa, Professor of Physics & Astronomy at Ohio University, co-authored an article in Physical Review B on “Magnetic-field-induced mixed-level Kondo effect in two-level systems.” His co-authors are Arturo Wong of Universidad Nacional Autnoma de Mxico and Anh T. Ngo of Argonne National Laboratory. Abstract: We consider a two-orbital […]

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physics and astronomy news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Dec 10

Dr. Sergio Ulloa, Professor of Physics & Astronomy at Ohio University, and graduate student Oscar Avalos co-authored an article in Physical Review B titled “Thermoelectric transport through Majorana bound states and violation of Wiedemann-Franz law.” Their co-authors,J.P. Ramos-Andrade andP.A. Orellana, are from the Universidad Tcnica Federico Santa Mara in Chile. […]

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physics and astronomy news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Dec 10

Fans of the British science-fiction television program “Doctor Who” may wonder how time travel could possibly work. Dr. Zach Meisel, Assistant Professor of Physics & Astronomy, provides a physicists perspective on what would be necessary if the stuff of science fiction were possible. What conditions would be necessary to travel […]

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

The Athens Messenger reported that Ohio University Associate Professors Dr. Eric Stinaff and Dr. Mark Lucas of Physics & Astronomy provided demonstrations on lasers and infrared cameras, along with other activities for the whole family at an event hosted by the Ohio Valley Museum of Discovery. The Athens Messenger story […]

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

“One of the many things we can be thankful for this weekend is the perfect environment that Earth has provided for life, and the hope that humanity will have the vision to keep it safe,” writes Dr. Kenneth Hicks, Professor of Physics & Astronomy at Ohio University, in the Columbus […]

The post Hicks in Dispatch: Carving Up Some Questions about Cosmic Rays appeared first on Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences.

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physics and astronomy news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Nov 27

Mike Myers, a Mechanical System Technician from Physics & Astronomy visited the Ohio University Observatory construction site recently to take measurements to position Ohio Universitys refurbished 10-inch Fecker telescope during installation and use. The axis of the telescope will be in line with the polar axis of the Earth in […]

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physics and astronomy news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Nov 18

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