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Public Telescope Night at Ohio University Observatory, July 15

Public Telescope Night at Ohio University Observatory, July 15

Public Telescope Night is July 15, hosted by the Ohio University astronomy faculty and students. All events are scheduled for 9:30 to 11 p.m. and will be canceled if the sky is cloudy or stormy. Telescope nights are free and open to the public. Visitors may see Lunar craters, Saturn’s […]

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May 2, 2017 at 6:41 amEvents

WOUB Premiers Plants Behaving Badly, May 3 and May 10

A close up of some carnivorous beauties at the Ohio University greenhouse. (WOUB/Emily Votaw)

WOUB premiers Plants Behaving Badly, a two-part series that investigates carnivorous plants in its first installment, airing Wednesday, May 3, at 10 p.m. on WOUB-HD, WOUB Athens (20.1) and WOUC Cambridge (44.1). The second installment, which looks at orchids and their stealthy methods of attracting pollinators, broadcasts Wednesday, May 10 […]

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May 1, 2017 at 11:30 pmEvents

Family Friendly Birds in the Hills Festival, May 5-7

Prairie Warbler

Rural Action is partnering with Camp Oty’Okwa and the Athens Area Birders to host the second annual Birds in the Hills Festival in Southeast Ohio, May 5-7 at United Plant Savers in Meigs County. This outdoor festival will bring a diverse audience together to celebrate southeast Ohio’s biodiversity. The festival […]

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May 1, 2017 at 11:00 pmEvents

Ohio University Observatory Opening Set for May 6

Ohio University Observatory Opening Set for May 6

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 department’s refurbished Fecker telescope and portable telescopes will be possible, weather […]

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May 1, 2017 at 10:45 pmEvents

CMSS Colloquium | Lanthanides Doped Inorganic Nanocrystals, May 11

Artur Podhorodecki

The Condensed Matter & Surface Sciences Colloquium Series presents Artur Podhorodecki of Wroclaw University of Science & Technology, on “Lanthanides Doped Inorganic Nanocrystals” on Thursday, May 11, at 4:10 p.m. in Walter 245. Abstract:  Over the past decade, high-quality rare earth doped nanocrystals (RENCs) have been successfully synthesized with the […]

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May 1, 2017 at 9:30 pmEvents

AAUW Athens Branch Hosts Dynamic Math and Science Program for Girls, May 13

Shifra Narasimhan, left and Abigail Tadlock learn to build a simple circuit during the Tech Savvy workshop at Ohio University May 17, 2014. The event exposes girls from sixth through ninth grade to thee field of science, technology, engineering and math. Photo by Ohio University / Jonathan Adams

Although women hold close to half of all jobs in the U.S. economy, they hold less than 25 percent of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) jobs. The Athens Branch is one of 23 AAUW National Tech Savvy sites working to improve those numbers. The Athens branch hosts an AAUW […]

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May 1, 2017 at 9:00 pmEvents

OHIO Shale Policy & Technology Symposium Recap Webinar, May 31

Hear the highlights from the OHIO Shale Policy & Technology Symposium in this complimentary recap webinar on Wednesday, May 31, from noon to 1:30 p.m. Register at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1433407303428132098. Please forward any advance questions for panelists to welche@ohio.edu. From understanding the impacts on public infrastructure and workforce development to exploring best […]

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May 1, 2017 at 4:30 pmEvents