Post Tagged with: "physics and astronomy news"

Hicks in Dispatch: We can learn a lot from celestial collision almost no one saw

Dr. Kenneth Hicks

Dr. Kenneth Hicks wrote a column for the Columbus Dispatch headlined “Astronomy: We can learn a lot from celestial collision almost no one saw.” In January 2020, there were fireworks in the sky, but almost no one on Earth noticed The cosmic fireworks were considerable, from a collision of a […]

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July 12, 2021 at 9:50 amFaculty in the News In the News

OHIO physicists are getting even closer to the Big Bang, thanks to a new way to examine light from the past

Dr. Hee-Jong Seo

From Ohio University News Ohio University physicists are using data from 20 years of ground-based observations of the night sky from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey to tackle a fundamental physics question: “What are the initial conditions of the universe?” By initial, they are referring to the universe’s primordial growth […]

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June 28, 2021 at 12:57 pmResearch

10 Arts & Sciences, 2 HTC Students Get OHIO Leadership Awards

Majed Zailaee

Ten Arts & Sciences students and two from the Honors Tutorial College were among 39 honored at Ohio University’s annual leadership awards celebration on April 14. These students “went above and beyond the call of duty to serve their communities, mentor fellow students, and lead with passion and compassion,” said […]

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April 15, 2021 at 8:40 amNews

Phillips Organizes Conference to Investigate Quantum Mechanics’ Unitary Limit

Dr. Daniel Phillips

Dr. Daniel Phillips, Professor of Physics & Astronomy at Ohio University, is organizing a program at the Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics at UC Santa Barbara on “Living Near Unitarity.” The Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics describes itself as ” the first and foremost scientific research facility where theorists in […]

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March 22, 2021 at 9:59 amResearch

Drabold Part of New Research Featured in Nature

Dr. David Drabold, Distinguished Professor

From Ohio University News Ohio University Distinguished Professor David Drabold is a coauthor on a new research paper published and featured on the cover of this week’s issue in Nature, the world’s leading multidisciplinary science journal. University of Oxford professor Volker Deringer is the lead author of the paper, “Origins of structural and […]

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January 12, 2021 at 2:42 pmNews Research

OHIO Researchers Working on Nanoscale-level ‘Smoke Screens’

Dr. Alexander Govorov

Obscurants or “smoke screens” have been used on battlefields for hundreds of years and help soldiers evade enemies by masking the movement or location of military units, reports Ohio University News. Ohio University researchers, led by Distinguished Professor Alexander Govorov, are conducting research on creating advanced nanoscale-level smoke screens. The […]

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October 19, 2020 at 8:28 pmResearch

University Mourns Loss of Dr. Raymond Lane, Distinguished Physics Professor Emeritus

Dr. Raymond Lane

Dr. Raymond Lane, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Physics at Ohio University, passed away on Oct. 2 at Lindley Inn in The Plains, Ohio. He was 96, according to his obituary in the Athens Messenger. “Ray came to Ohio University in 1966 from Argonne National Laboratory and became our second distinguished […]

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October 9, 2020 at 3:46 pmNews