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My name is Alena and I am in your adopted physics class. Most of the things in your profile description I didn’t understand very well, but I wanted to ask, how do you deform a nucleus and how would you study such a thing? Also, how do you use physics […]

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physics and astronomy news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Mar 06

Dr. Hee-Jong Seo is quoted in a Science News article headlined “Hidden ancient neutrinos may shape the patterns of galaxies.” Seo is Assistant Professor of Physics & Astronomy at Ohio University. Shadowy messengers from the Big Bang have seemingly left their mark on ring-shaped patterns imprinted on the sky. Subatomic […]

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physics and astronomy news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Mar 05

By Amanda Biederman NQPI editorial intern On Feb. 14, the Ohio University campus was flooded with red hearts and sweet baked goods in celebration of Valentines Day. In Clippinger Hall, scientists convened to learn about Tiancong Zhus work on atomic-thin magnets that work at room temperature. Its kind of a […]

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

By Amanda Biederman NQPI editorial intern Many researchers are currently interested in creating composite materials that are composed of two-dimensional atomic monolayers. A team of Ohio University researchers and their collaborators recently generated a theoretical model of one such system, describing the interactions between two drastically different materials. They described […]

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

The Athens Community Center was abuzz when Inclusive Science Day attracted more than 80 families to take part in dozens of hands-on science activities. Many of these were adaptable for differently abled participants and for children who learn in different ways. There was even a low-sensory room for children and […]

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physics and astronomy news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Feb 23

CP Rajendran of the Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research reviews Dr. Venki Ramakrishnan’s new book Gene Machine: The Race to Decipher the Secrets of the Ribosomein an article headlined “The Day of the Outsider.” Ramakrishnan earned a Ph.D. in Physics from the College of Arts & Sciences at […]

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physics and astronomy news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Feb 21

Dr. Kenneth Hicks, Professor of Physics & Astronomy at Ohio University, authored a column in the Columbus Dispatch headlined “China poised to overtake U.S. in science, with major economic implications.” I recently visited the offices of our Ohio senators and Columbus-area legislators as part of congressional visits organized by the […]

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

Dr. Ryan Chornock, Assistant Professor of Physics & Astronomy at Ohio University, was quoted in a Space.com article headlined “Mysterious ‘Cow’ Blast in Space May Reveal Birth of a Black Hole” about research announced Jan. 10 at the 233rd meeting of the American Astronomical Society in Seattle. A weirdly bright […]

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

By Ryan Flynn NQPI Student Editorial Intern The Clippinger Laboratories building was abuzz recently with a poster competition sponsored by Ohio Universitys Nanoscale & Quantum Phenomena Institute. The event highlighted leading-edge research by 36 graduate and undergraduate students and elevated their presentations on a platform to compete for cash prizes. […]

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physics and astronomy news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Jan 09

Dr. Kenneth Hicks, Professor of Physics & Astronomy at Ohio University, authored a column in the Columbus Dispatch headlined “Warming planet has real impact on all of us, economically and otherwise.” Many of the satellites orbiting above look inward, toward Earth. For the past three decades, the National Oceanic and […]

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

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