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Physics Colloquium: How Cosmic Collisions Shape the Universe, Jan. 15

Physics Colloquium: How Cosmic Collisions Shape the Universe, Jan. 15

The Physics & Astronomy Colloquium Series presents Jeyhan Kartaltepe of the National Optical Astronomy Observatory on “How Cosmic Collisions Shape the Universe” at a special time on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 4:10 p.m., in Walter 245. Abstract: Galaxy mergers and interactions are thought to play a key role in the evolution […]

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January 15, 2014 at 1:38 pmEvents

CMSS Colloquium: Quantum Rectification in Mesoscopic Circuits, Dec. 5

CMSS Colloquium: Quantum Rectification in Mesoscopic Circuits, Dec. 5

The Condensed Matter & Surface Sciences Colloquium series presents Alex Levchenko of Michigan State University on Thursday, Dec. 5, at 4:10 p.m. in Walter 245. Levchenko, Assistant Professor of Physics & Astronomy at Michigan State, will address “Quantum rectification in mesoscopic circuits: point contacts, 2DEG bi-layers, Giaever transformers.” “We consider […]

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December 5, 2013 at 2:22 amEvents

CMSS Colloquium: Atomically Thin MoS2 Crystals—New Two-Dimensional Semiconductor, Nov. 14

CMSS Colloquium: Atomically Thin MoS2 Crystals—New Two-Dimensional Semiconductor, Nov. 14

The Condensed Matter & Surface Sciences Colloquium series presents Dr. Jie Shan of Case Western Reserve University on Thursday, Nov. 14, at 4:10 p.m. in Walter 245. Shan, Associate Professor of Physics at Case Western, will discuss “Atomically thin MoS2 crystals—a new two-dimensional semiconductor.” “The transition metal dichalcogenides (TMDs) represent […]

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November 14, 2013 at 4:00 amEvents

Science Café: Pulling, Pushing and Squeezing: Physics and Adhesion Biology with David Tees, Oct. 23

Science Café: Pulling, Pushing and Squeezing: Physics and Adhesion Biology with David Tees, Oct. 23

Science Café presents “Pulling, Pushing and Squeezing: Physics and Adhesion Biology” with Dr. David Tees on Wednesday, Oct. 23, at 5 p.m. in the Baker Center Front Room. “In everyday life, ‘pulling, pushing and squeezing’ is just something we humans deal with on a regular basis,” said Tees, Associate Professor of […]

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October 23, 2013 at 2:57 pmEvents

Physics Open House: Beating Back Gravity, and More, Oct. 19

Hovercraft demonstration at Physics Open House.

Fun with liquid nitrogen? Beating back gravity? Sharks with lasers? It’s all there to explore at the Ohio University Department of Physics and Astronomy Open House on Saturday, Oct. 19, from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Clippinger Laboratories on the Athens campus. “There are a lot of cool […]

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October 19, 2013 at 3:42 pmEvents

Post: Physics and Astronomy Open House Has Packed Line-up, Oct. 19

“The Ohio University Department of Physics and Astronomy 2013 Open House has a packed line-up filled with speakers, activities and events that faculty and staff say are sure to impress,” Post reporter Bianca Hillier reports. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. this Saturday, Oct. 19, […]

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October 19, 2013 at 7:49 amIn the News

Physics Colloquium: The Energy Challenge: Science, Technology, Economics and Policy, Oct. 18

Physics Colloquium: The Energy Challenge: Science, Technology, Economics and Policy, Oct. 18

Dr. Paul Debevec, Professor Emeritus of Physics at the University of Illinois, will discuss “Understanding the energy challenge: Science, Technology, Economics and Policy” on Friday, Oct. 18, at 4:10 p.m. in Walter 245. His talk is part of the Physics and Astronomy Fall 2013 Colloquium series. “The United States and […]

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October 18, 2013 at 9:20 amEvents