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High School Students ‘Adopt’ OHIO Physicists and Alumni

Dr. Gabriela Popa

“My name is Alena and I am in your adopted physics class. Most of the things in your profile description I didn’t understand very well, but I wanted to ask, how do you deform a nucleus and how would you study such a thing? Also, how do you use physics […]

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March 6, 2019 at 3:24 pmAlumni News

Physicists Uncover Secrets of the Weak Force

Julie Roche and Paul King

Ohio University Physics & Astronomy Associate Professor Julie Roche and Research Assistant Professor Paul King contributed to a 12-year collaborative effort of more than 100 scientists, in an experiment termed “Q-weak,” to provide a precision test of the weak force, one of four fundamental forces in nature. The group’s breakthrough […]

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May 11, 2018 at 4:43 pmResearch

Physics Colloquium | New Limits on Physics Beyond the Standard Model from the Qweak Experiment, Sept. 18

Paul King

The Physics & Astronomy Colloquium Series presents Paul King from Ohio University, on “New Limits on Physics Beyond the Standard Model from the Qweak Experiment” on Monday, Sept. 18, at 4:10 p.m. in Walter 245. The Qweak collaboration is an international team of over a hundred scientists who worked together […]

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September 1, 2017 at 7:45 pmEvents

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

Recent Grad Beminiwattha Looks to Continue Experiments at Jefferson Lab

Rakitha Sanjeewa Beminiwattha '13Ph.D.

Recent Physics & Astronomy graduate Rakitha Sanjeewa Beminiwattha ’13Ph.D. did his dissertation on “A Measurement of the Weak Charge of the Proton through Parity Violating Electron Scattering using the Qweak Apparatus: A 21% Result.” His work on software development and data analysis for a major physics experiment conducted at the […]

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April 26, 2015 at 6:40 pmAlumni

Postdoc Xilin Zhang Advances Nuclear Theory

Postdoc Xilin Zhang Advances Nuclear Theory

 By Jean Andrews Physics & Astronomy Xilin Zhang, a postdoctoral scholar in the Department of Physics & Astronomy recently completed an Intensity Frontier Fellowship. Zhang’s fellowship was co-sponsored by Fermilab, a U.S. Department of Energy particle physics and accelerator laboratory in Illinois, and the Institute of Nuclear and Particle Physics […]

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November 18, 2014 at 3:00 pmResearch

Physics Alum Gets Jefferson Science Associates Thesis Prize

Physics Alum Gets Jefferson Science Associates Thesis Prize

A young researcher who worked on software development and data analysis for a major physics experiment conducted at the Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility has received an award for the thesis he wrote about his efforts. Ohio University alum Rakitha Beminiwattha ’13PhD was awarded the 2014 Jefferson Science Associates Thesis […]

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June 9, 2014 at 12:49 pmNews