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Physics Colloquium | The Dark Side of the Universe, Oct. 13

Douglas Clowe

The Physics & Astronomy Colloquium Series presents Douglas Clowe of Ohio University, on “The Dark Side of the Universe” on Friday, Oct. 13, at 4:10 p.m. in Walter 245. Abstract: Over the past twenty years, cosmology has advanced from discovering that the universe’s expansion rate is accelerating to being able […]

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October 1, 2017 at 9:00 pmEvents

Astronomers Talk Eclipses Upcoming and Past, Aug. 20

Eugène Atget’s photo of eclipse watchers in Paris, 1911  (LIBRARY OF CONGRESS/ LC-USZ62-99200)

In anticipation of the 2017 solar eclipse, Ohio University astronomers Dr. Doug Clowe and Dr. Hee-Jong Seo from Physics & Astronomy provide a public talk about solar eclipses on Sunday, Aug. 20, from 3 to 4 p.m., on the Athens campus in Morton Hall 201. They will discuss solar eclipses, eclipse […]

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August 1, 2017 at 7:15 pmEvents

See the Solar Eclipse in Athens, Aug. 21

Ohio University students viewing the partial transit of Venus in 2012     Photo: Maryanne Hartwick

Join the Ohio Valley Museum of Discovery, the Athens County Public Libraries, and Ohio University Physics & Astronomy Department to view the solar eclipse on Aug. 21, from 1 to 4 p.m.at the Athens Public Library Branch, 30 Home St., in Athens. Although Athens is not in the path of […]

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August 1, 2017 at 7:00 pmEvents

Clowe Research on Dark Matter Reported in News Blaze

Dr. Doug Clowe

Dr. Douglas Clowe, Associate Professor of Physics & Astronomy, was quoted about his research in an article headlined “Dark Matter Invisibility” in the News Blaze. Dark matter has not been explained by modern physics – yet. Researchers know dark matter exists because it bends light from distant galaxies and changes […]

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July 18, 2017 at 7:29 pmFaculty in the News In the News Research

11 Undergraduates Present at Society of Physics Students Annual Conference

11 Undergraduates Present at Society of Physics Students Annual Conference

Ohio University’s Society of Physics Students recently hosted the 8th annual SPS Research Conference at OHIO’s Athens campus. Eleven undergraduate students presented an overview of their projects undertaken during the previous summer. The topics ranged in scale from supernovae to solar thermal application of electrospinning fibers. The presentations were reviewed […]

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April 10, 2017 at 7:23 pmIn Class Research

Aligning the Observatory Telescope with Polar Axis of Earth

Aligning the Observatory Telescope with Polar Axis of Earth

Mike Myers, a Mechanical System Technician from Physics & Astronomy  visited the Ohio University Observatory construction site recently to take measurements to position Ohio University’s 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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November 18, 2016 at 2:02 pmNews

New Astronomy Observatory Under Construction at The Ridges

A portion of the Fecker telescope awaits its new home.

Ohio University has initiated construction on a new campus observatory that will augment capabilities for undergraduate instruction and public outreach. A formal opening is scheduled for May 2017. “This is the first time in the history of Ohio University that we have a permanent domed structure on campus to shield the […]

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November 7, 2016 at 12:55 pmNews