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A&S TV | The Origin of the Building Blocks

Dr. Carl Brune

By Lori Price Dr. Carl Brune, a nuclear astrophysicist at Ohio University, talks about “Cosmic Cooking–the Origin of the Elements” on A&S TV’s presentation of Science Café. He begins by quizzing the audience to identify the basic definition of an element, choosing definitions as a basic unit of matter and […]

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April 22, 2015 at 7:50 pmResearch

Clowe, Santana Probe First Signs of Self-interacting Dark Matter

This image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope shows the rich galaxy cluster Abell 3827. The strange blue structures surrounding the central galaxies are gravitationally lensed views of a much more distant galaxy behind the cluster. Observations of the central four merging galaxies have provided hints that the dark matter around one of the galaxies is not moving with the galaxy itself, possibly implying dark matter-dark matter interactions of an unknown nature are occurring. Credit:
ESO

For the first time, dark matter may have been observed interacting with other dark matter in a way other than through the force of gravity. Observations of colliding galaxies made with ESO’s Very Large Telescope and the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope have picked up the first intriguing hints about the […]

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April 22, 2015 at 12:33 pmResearch

Singh Lectures on the ‘Frontier’ and the American Imagination in India

Dr. Amrit Singh receives a gift from his hosts, Dr. Meenakshi Raman and Dr. Nilak Datta of BITS Pilani (Goa Campus) after giving a talk on the American Frontier on April 16, 2015.

Dr. Amritjit Singh gave a public lecture on “The ‘Frontier’ and the American Imagination: A Retrospective View” on April 16 at Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Goa Campus, India. Singh, Langston Hughes Professor of English at Ohio University, is currently a Fulbright-Nehru Visiting Professor of English at the University of Delhi. […]

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April 17, 2015 at 9:32 amResearch

Singh Talks on ‘Minority Psyche: Between South Asia and North America’ at Delhi University

Dr. Amrit Singh

Dr. Amritjit Singh gives a talk on “The Minority Psyche: Between South Asia and North America” on April 20 at Delhi University in India. Singh, Langston Hughes Professor of English at Ohio University, is currently a Fulbright-Nehru Visiting Professor of English at the University of Delhi. Abstract: In my talk, I […]

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April 14, 2015 at 9:37 amResearch

History Department Students Win Awards and Fellowships

History Department Students Win Awards and Fellowships

The Department of History is pleased to announce that a number of its undergraduate and graduate students have been selected for a variety of awards, fellowships, and other honors. Committed to academic rigor, professional development, and community engagement, the department takes great pride as advisers and as faculty members in the […]

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April 8, 2015 at 12:31 pmNews Research

Appalachia Population History Project Explores Trends in Southeast Ohio Health and Culture

Appalachia Population History Project Explores Trends in Southeast Ohio Health and Culture

By Ellie Koewler ’15 What began in 2013 with a pilot study at a Buchtel, OH, cemetery has grown into a template for studying Southeast Ohio communities. The Buchtel Cemetery Project succeeded at providing insights into the health and culture in the small mining town of Buchtel. Now the Appalachia […]

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March 31, 2015 at 12:22 pmNews Research

Classics Faculty Present, Meet Alumni at Conference

Classics Faculty Present, Meet Alumni at Conference

  Dr. James Andrews, Associate Professor of Classics and World Religions at Ohio University, gave a talk on “Sophia kai episteme … kratiston: Protagoras on Knowledge and the Virtues” at the annual meeting of the Classical Association of the Middle West and South on March 26 in Boulder, CO. At […]

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March 30, 2015 at 2:12 pmResearch