Post Tagged with: "Kenneth Hicks"

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

24 Arts & Sciences Faculty Approved for Faculty Fellowship Leaves

24 Arts & Sciences Faculty Approved for Faculty Fellowship Leaves

The Ohio University Board of Trustees approved the following 24 College of Arts & Sciences faculty members for faculty fellowship leaves. Each year Ohio University provides faculty with the opportunity to request leave from their campus responsibilities to concentrate on their research and scholarly activity. Emilia Alonso-Sameno, Modern Languages, spring—Collaborative […]

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June 21, 2019 at 12:10 pmNews