Post Tagged with: "Zachary Meisel"

Science Cafe | Life after Death: Element Creation in Stellar Explosions, Nov. 1

Dr. Zach Meisel

Science Café presents Dr. Zachary Meisel discussing “Life after Death: Element Creation in Stellar Explosions,”on Wednesday, Nov. 1, at 5 p.m. at the Baker Center Front Room. Meisel, Assistant Professor of Physics & Astronomy at Ohio University, will discuss how star death produces chemical elements and how nuclear astrophysics try […]

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November 1, 2017 at 11:59 pmEvents

Edwards Accelerator Lab Hosts ‘Discovery and Wonder’ Event

Dr. Thomas Massey prepares the cloud chamber

Nuclear physicists at Ohio University’s Edwards Accelerator Laboratory  welcomed the public to an open house event recently as part of “Obscura Day,” an annual celebration hosted by Atlas Obscura, a collaborative organization founded in 2009 and based in New York City. The web-based atlas of destination stories, hosted events, and […]

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May 15, 2017 at 4:49 pmNews

Graduate Expo Winners Investigate Magnetic Atoms, Things That Go Boom In Space

Graduate Expo Winners Investigate Magnetic Atoms, Things That Go Boom In Space

The Ohio University Student Research and Creative Activity Expo is an opportunity each year for Physics & Astronomy students to present scientific information in a format that is often used at international scientific conferences. A panel of faculty members in the sciences serve as judges determines the winning posters. This […]

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April 22, 2017 at 4:12 pmNews

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

2015-16 Physics & Astronomy Faculty News

L to R: Sergio Ulloa, Rong Yang, Nancy Sandler

The following is Physics & Astronomy faculty news from 2015-16. Alexander (Shura) Neiman, who specializes in techniques to separate signals from a noisy background, was promoted to full Professor. Shura co-authored several articles recently on this topic in the prestigious journals Physical Review Letters and Physical Review E. His work […]

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March 2, 2017 at 8:00 amNews

Could ‘Doctor Who’ Time Travel Really Work?

Could ‘Doctor Who’ Time Travel Really Work?

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 physicist’s 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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December 1, 2016 at 7:00 amNews

Meet the INPP Director: Physicist Daniel Phillips

Dr. Daniel Phillips

For the past two years, Dr. Daniel Phillips, Professor of Physics & Astronomy, has been at the helm of Ohio University’s Institute of Nuclear & Particle Physics. During this time, INPP faculty members received external awards totaling more than $3.7 million to conduct studies in theoretical and experimental nuclear physics […]

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October 4, 2016 at 7:30 amResearch