Post Tagged with: "Kenneth Hicks"

Hicks in Dispatch: We can learn a lot from celestial collision almost no one saw

Dr. Kenneth Hicks

Dr. Kenneth Hicks wrote a column for the Columbus Dispatch headlined “Astronomy: We can learn a lot from celestial collision almost no one saw.” In January 2020, there were fireworks in the sky, but almost no one on Earth noticed The cosmic fireworks were considerable, from a collision of a […]

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July 12, 2021 at 9:50 amFaculty in the News In the News

Hicks in Dispatch | Sky Might Seem Constant, But It’s a Fluid Place

Dr. Kenneth Hicks

Dr. Kenneth Hicks, Professor of Physics & Astronomy at Ohio University, authored a column in the Columbus Dispatch headlined “Astronomy: Sky might seem constant, but it’s a fluid place.” When we look at the night sky, there is a feeling of permanence. The stars appear to be unchanging, always in […]

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May 11, 2020 at 1:22 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Hicks in Dispatch | Figure Out What Excites Kids to Learn

Dr. Kenneth Hicks

Dr. Kenneth Hicks, Professor of Physics & Astronomy at Ohio University, authored a column in the Columbus Dispatch headlined “It’s a challenge, but isolation gives parents a chance to figure out what excites kids to learn.” …What interests your child (or a young relative)? Some students love to be outdoors; […]

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April 6, 2020 at 9:49 amFaculty in the News In the News

Hicks in Dispatch | Signals from Outer Space Remain a Mystery

Dr. Kenneth Hicks

Dr. Kenneth Hicks, Professor of Physics & Astronomy at Ohio University, authored a column in the Columbus Dispatch headlined “Astronomy | Signals from outer space remain a mystery.” If an alien civilization were trying to contact us here on Earth, how would they do it? In the 1997 movie “Contact,” […]

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March 5, 2020 at 9:13 amFaculty in the News In the News

Hicks in Dispatch | Will Dimming Betelgeuse Explode as Supernova?

Dr. Kenneth Hicks

Dr. Kenneth Hicks, Professor of Physics & Astronomy at Ohio University, authored a column in the Columbus Dispatch headlined “Will dimming Betelgeuse explode as supernova?” Some stars have variable brightness, and Betelgeuse is known to be a variable star, but the recent dimming here is more (and faster) than in […]

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February 3, 2020 at 5:14 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Hicks in Dispatch | Exciting discoveries await launch of James Webb Space Telescope

Dr. Kenneth Hicks

Dr. Kenneth Hicks, Professor of Physics & Astronomy at Ohio University, authored a column in the Columbus Dispatch headlined “Astronomy: Exciting discoveries await launch of James Webb Space Telescope.” The James Webb Space Telescope, described in my last column, is nearing completion and expected to be sent into space by […]

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October 16, 2019 at 8:41 amFaculty in the News In the News

Newsmakers Gala Touts 112 A&S Faculty Researchers

Newsmakers Gala Touts 112 A&S Faculty Researchers

Applied research relevant to 21st century issues was on stage as College of Arts & Sciences faculty were recognized at Ohio University’s 2019 newsmakers gala. Members of the Ohio University community gathered Oct. 3 to celebrate the hundreds of OHIO faculty who promote the research, expertise and overall excellence of […]

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October 4, 2019 at 12:35 pmNews