Post Tagged with: "Madappa Prakash"

Prakash, Phillips Part of New Physics Frontier Center on Neutron Star Modeling

Prakash, Phillips Part of New Physics Frontier Center on Neutron Star Modeling

 Two Ohio University physicists are part of a new NSF-supported Physics Frontier Center at UC Berkeley that will focus on neutron star modeling in the “gravitational wave era.” The center brings together researchers from 13 institutions and taps capabilities at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory with the goal of improving […]

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August 18, 2020 at 9:07 amResearch

Prakash, Team Find Possible Sign of Neutron Star in Supernova 1987A

Dr. Madappa Prakash

Ohio University News reports on research findings by Dr. Madappa Prakash, professor of Physics & Astronomy, in a story headlined “Team including OHIO physicist finds possible sign of neutron star in Supernova 1987A.” Two teams of astronomers have made a compelling case in the 33-year-old mystery surrounding Supernova 1987A. Based […]

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July 31, 2020 at 11:30 amResearch

Physicists Identify Ways to Unmask Elusive Quarks within Neutron Stars

Drs. Madappa Prakash and Sophia Han

What form of matter resides in the cores of neutron stars? A team of astrophysicists from Ohio University and Kent State University has published the latest in a series of articles about neutron star interiors, “Treating quarks within neutron stars,” in Physical Review D, a journal of the American Physical […]

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December 9, 2019 at 3:31 pmResearch

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

Physicists Propose New Model to Study Pairing Properties of Nuclei

(L to R) Dr. Madappa Prakash, Md. Abdullah Al Mamun, and Dr. Constantinos Constantinou

A team of Ohio University nuclear physicists has proposed a new theoretical model for calculating pairing properties of atomic nuclei including those found in extreme astrophysical environments. As in some solids in which two interacting electrons pair up to act as one object that leads to superconductivity, interacting neutrons (or […]

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August 8, 2018 at 4:39 pmResearch

Science News Quotes Prakash in ‘Neutron Stars Shed Neutrinos to Cool Down Quickly’

Dr. Madappa Prakash

Science News quoted Dr. Madappa Prakash in an article headlined “Neutron stars shed neutrinos to cool down quickly.” Prakash is a Professor of Physics & Astronomy at Ohio University. Scientists have spotted the first solid evidence that some neutron stars, the collapsed remnants of exploded stars, can rapidly cool their […]

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May 3, 2018 at 10:58 amFaculty in the News In the News

Meet the INPP Director: Physicist Daniel Phillips

Dr. Daniel Phillips

For the past two years, Dr. Daniel Phillips, Professor of Physics & Astronomy, has been at the helm of Ohio University’s Institute of Nuclear & Particle Physics. During this time, INPP faculty members received external awards totaling more than $3.7 million to conduct studies in theoretical and experimental nuclear physics […]

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October 4, 2016 at 7:30 amResearch