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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

Four Arts & Sciences Faculty Recognized among OHIO’s Top Newsmakers

Four Arts & Sciences Faculty Recognized among OHIO’s Top Newsmakers

Four faculty members from the College of Arts & Sciences received special recognition at Ohio University’s second annual Faculty Newsmakers Gala. The Faculty Newsmakers Gala debuted last fall as a means of honoring Ohio University faculty who elevate the university and raise its national and global profile through media coverage […]

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October 19, 2016 at 10:30 amNews

Sky & Telescope Quotes Clowe on Report of Fifth Force

Sky & Telescope Quotes Clowe on Report of Fifth Force

Sky & Telescope quoted Dr. Douglas Clowe, Associate Professor of Physics & Astronomy at Ohio University, in an article titled “Does a Fifth Force Permeate the Universe?” Last year nuclear physicists in Hungary were running an experiment, watching excited beryllium-8 atoms’ radioactive decay, when they saw something strange. These atoms […]

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August 19, 2016 at 5:07 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Michael Jaramillo | Positional Covariance in Multi-Wavelength Astronomy

Michael Jaramillo

By Michael Jaramillo ’17 B.S. Astrophysics I had the opportunity to work under the direction of Dr. Douglas Clowe. His research is on determining the dark matter distribution in galaxy clusters through weak gravitational lensing. One of my main jobs as his intern was to make sure the images of […]

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June 14, 2016 at 3:50 pmIn Class