Post Tagged with: "Kenneth Hicks"

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

Hicks in Dispatch | Space Force Would Encourage Weaponizing, Not Exploring

Dr. Kenneth Hicks

Dr. Kenneth Hicks, Professor of Physics & Astronomy at Ohio University, authored a column in the Columbus Dispatch headlined “Space Force would encourage weaponizing, not exploring, space.” In 1967, several countries, including the United States, signed the Outer Space Treaty, which provided the basic cooperation principles for the human race […]

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September 26, 2018 at 1:36 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Hicks Elected Secretary-Treasurer of Division of Nuclear Physics of the American Physical Society

Dr. Kenneth Hicks

Dr. Kenneth Hicks, Professor of Physics & Astronomy at Ohio University, was elected in 2018 to be the Secretary-Treasurer for the Division of Nuclear Physics of the American Physical Society. The DNP is the national society for his area of physics, with about 2,700 members. The Secretary-Treasurer is part of […]

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August 28, 2018 at 2:38 pmNews

Hicks in Dispatch | ‘Life on Mars? Discovery of Water Provides Tantalizing Clue’

Dr. Kenneth Hicks

Dr. Kenneth Hicks, Professor of Physics & Astronomy at Ohio University, authored a column in the Columbus Dispatch headlined “Is there life on Mars? Discovery of water provides tantalizing clue.” The European Space Agency has done it again. It has scooped NASA with a new discovery: a subglacial lake on […]

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August 19, 2018 at 5:03 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Hicks in Dispatch | Would Alien Civilizations’ Energy Use Destroy Their Planets?

Dr. Kenneth Hicks

Dr. Kenneth Hicks, Professor of Physics & Astronomy at Ohio University, authored a column in the Columbus Dispatch headlined “Astronomy: If there are alien civilizations, are they also straining their environment?” About a week ago, I heard an interview with astrophysicist Adam Frank, who recently published a book titled “Light […]

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July 16, 2018 at 8:49 amFaculty in the News In the News

Hicks in Dispatch | Latest Search for Dark-Matter Collisions ‘Big Fat Zero’

Dr. Kenneth Hicks

Dr. Kenneth Hicks, Professor of Physics & Astronomy at Ohio University, authored a column in the Columbus Dispatch headlined “Astronomy: Major experiment fails to answer one of science’s remaining mysteries.” …In late May, scientists conducting an experiment called XENON1T, which can detect collisions between dark matter and regular matter, announced […]

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June 11, 2018 at 11:40 amFaculty in the News In the News

Hicks in Dispatch | Scientists Still Have a Lot to Learn about Nature

Dr. Kenneth Hicks

Dr. Kenneth Hicks, Professor of Physics & Astronomy, wrote an article headlined “Astronomy: Scientists still have a lot to learn about nature” in the May 6 Columbus Dispatch. If I were a new college student, I might be tempted to say that all of physics is understood. This is often […]

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May 7, 2018 at 8:22 amFaculty in the News In the News