Post Tagged with: "physics and astronomy news"

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

Science News Quotes Seo on Hidden Ancient Neutrinos

Dr. Hee-Jong Seo. Photo by Rob Hardin

Dr. Hee-Jong Seo is quoted in a Science News article headlined “Hidden ancient neutrinos may shape the patterns of galaxies.” Seo is Assistant Professor of Physics & Astronomy at Ohio University. Shadowy messengers from the Big Bang have seemingly left their mark on ring-shaped patterns imprinted on the sky. Subatomic […]

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March 5, 2019 at 1:46 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Zhu Speaks on Developing Two-Dimensional Magnetic Materials

Tiancong Zhu

By Amanda Biederman NQPI editorial intern On Feb. 14, the Ohio University campus was flooded with red hearts and sweet baked goods in celebration of Valentine’s Day. In Clippinger Hall, scientists convened to learn about Tiancong Zhu’s work on atomic-thin magnets that work at room temperature. “It’s kind of a […]

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February 25, 2019 at 11:48 pmResearch

OHIO Researchers Manipulate Materials to Harness Novel Properties

Natalia Cortés [Photo by Jean Andrews/Ohio University]

By Amanda Biederman NQPI editorial intern Many researchers are currently interested in creating composite materials that are composed of two-dimensional atomic monolayers. A team of Ohio University researchers and their collaborators recently generated a theoretical model of one such system, describing the interactions between two drastically different materials. They described […]

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February 25, 2019 at 10:14 pmResearch

Students Help Out in Museum’s Inclusive Science Day

Forensics Chemistry major Jenna Berger, behind the table,helps students with origami, while Kelly McCallan, majoring in Game Design and Animation, sitting in front of the table, provides instruction.

The Athens Community Center was abuzz when Inclusive Science Day attracted more than 80 families to take part in dozens of hands-on science activities. Many of these were adaptable for differently abled participants and for children who learn in different ways. There was even a low-sensory room for children and […]

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February 23, 2019 at 1:49 pmNews

Alumni News | Book Reviewer Describes Ramakrishnan as Outsider

Alumni News | Book Reviewer Describes Ramakrishnan as Outsider

CP Rajendran of the Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research reviews Dr. Venki Ramakrishnan’s new book Gene Machine: The Race to Decipher the Secrets of the Ribosome in an article headlined “The Day of the Outsider.” Ramakrishnan earned a Ph.D. in Physics from the College of Arts & Sciences at […]

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February 21, 2019 at 4:50 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Hicks in Dispatch | China Poised to Overtake U.S. in Science, with Major Economic Impact

Dr. Kenneth Hicks

Dr. Kenneth Hicks, Professor of Physics & Astronomy at Ohio University, authored a column in the Columbus Dispatch headlined “China poised to overtake U.S. in science, with major economic implications.” I recently visited the offices of our Ohio senators and Columbus-area legislators as part of congressional visits organized by the […]

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February 11, 2019 at 8:15 amFaculty in the News In the News