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Kevin Ward ǀ Analyzing Nano-Crystalline Material for Use in Beam Current Transformer Cores at Accelerator in France

Kevin Ward ǀ Analyzing Nano-Crystalline Material for Use in Beam Current Transformer Cores at Accelerator in France

By Kevin Ward (B.S. Physics, Honors Tutorial College, Class of 2021) Dr. Kenneth H. Hicks, a professor in Physics & Astronomy, directed my summer 2018 internship assignment. I traveled to the Orsay Nuclear Physics Institute in France to conduct research with Dr. Christophe Joly. The University of Connecticut sponsored my […]

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May 31, 2019 at 4:00 pmIn Class Research

Hicks in Dispatch | Stargazing Apps Help Bring Universe to Your Smartphone

Dr. Kenneth Hicks

Dr. Kenneth Hicks, Professor of Physics & Astronomy at Ohio University, authored a column in the Columbus Dispatch headlined “Stargazing apps can help bring the universe to your smartphone.” I suspect that many readers already know about the impressive software for stargazing that can be downloaded to most smartphones. To […]

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May 28, 2019 at 12:10 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Hicks in Dispatch | Telescope Network Helped ID Black Hole

Dr. Kenneth Hicks

Dr. Kenneth Hicks, Professor of Physics & Astronomy at Ohio University, authored a column in the Columbus Dispatch headlined “Astronomy: Telescope network helped ID black hole, shed light on galaxies’ formation.” How do you take a picture of a black hole, which, of course, is black against the background of […]

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April 22, 2019 at 8:42 amFaculty in the News In the News

Hicks in Dispatch | China Poised to Overtake U.S. in Science, with Major Economic Impact

Dr. Kenneth Hicks

Dr. Kenneth Hicks, Professor of Physics & Astronomy at Ohio University, authored a column in the Columbus Dispatch headlined “China poised to overtake U.S. in science, with major economic implications.” I recently visited the offices of our Ohio senators and Columbus-area legislators as part of congressional visits organized by the […]

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February 11, 2019 at 8:15 amFaculty in the News In the News

Hicks in Dispatch | Warming Planet Has Real Impact on All of Us, Economically and Otherwise

Dr. Kenneth Hicks

Dr. Kenneth Hicks, Professor of Physics & Astronomy at Ohio University, authored a column in the Columbus Dispatch headlined “Warming planet has real impact on all of us, economically and otherwise.” Many of the satellites orbiting above look inward, toward Earth. For the past three decades, the National Oceanic and […]

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January 8, 2019 at 10:31 amFaculty in the News In the News

Hicks in Dispatch | Mars Probe Will Teach Us How Red Planet, Solar System, Formed

Dr. Kenneth Hicks

Dr. Kenneth Hicks, Professor of Physics & Astronomy at Ohio University, authored a column in the Columbus Dispatch headlined “Astronomy: Mars probe will teach us how the Red Planet, solar system, formed.” InSight landed on Mars this past week after a six-month journey. Its purpose is to take measurements that […]

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December 3, 2018 at 8:58 amFaculty in the News In the News

Hicks in Dispatch | Neutrino Experiment Sheds Light on Black Holes, Birth of Galaxies

Dr. Kenneth Hicks

Dr. Kenneth Hicks, Professor of Physics & Astronomy at Ohio University, authored a column in the Columbus Dispatch headlined “Neutrino experiment sheds light on black holes, birth of galaxies.” Neutrinos are, in a way, like X-rays in that they can pass through materials easily. On average, most neutrinos can pass […]

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October 29, 2018 at 7:36 amFaculty in the News In the News