Post Tagged with: "Ryan Chornock"

Students Study the Stars at a Mountaintop Classroom

Students Study the Stars at a Mountaintop Classroom

By Jean Andrews Physics & Astronomy Some of the best sunsets senior Joe Fradette (B.A. Physics, 2020) has ever seen were part of his classroom experience at telescope facilities on Kitt Peak in Arizona. “I was there as a student in Dr. Ryan Chornock’s Observational Astrophysics course,” Fradette said. “I […]

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February 17, 2020 at 3:50 pmIn Class Research

Chornock Named Highly Cited Researcher in 2019 Web of Science Group List

Dr. Ryan Chornock. Photo by Rob Hardin

London, UK, and Philadelphia, U.S. Nov. 19, 2019: Dr. Ryan Chornock, Assistant Professor of Physics & Astronomy at Ohio University, was named to the 2019 Highly Cited Researchers list from the Web of Science Group. Chornock helped solved a 60-year-old mystery—the origin of very heavy elements such as gold, platinum […]

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November 19, 2019 at 2:05 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

Chornock Explores a Supernovae in Ohio Today’s ‘Dark Star’

Dr. Ryan Chornock. Photo by Rob Hardin

Dr. Ryan Chornock, Assistant Professor of Physics & Astronomy at Ohio University, was featured in an episode of Ohio Today radio headlined “Dark Star.” In this episode of Ohio Today radio, Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy Ryan Chornock leads us on an exploration of supernovae – the universe’s most […]

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August 13, 2019 at 5:54 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Daniel Ivory ǀ A Python Pipeline for MDM Images

Daniel Ivory ǀ A Python Pipeline for MDM Images

By Daniel Ivory (B.S. Applied Physics, College of Arts & Sciences, Class of 2020) Editor’s Note: Ohio University researchers obtain astronomical images for both research and class work using the 1.3 meter McGraw-Hill telescope at MDM Observatory on Kitt Peak in Arizona. We process and calibrate these images using an […]

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May 24, 2019 at 3:59 pmIn Class Research

Science Cafe | Black Holes: Fact and Fiction, March 6

Dr. Ryan Chornock. Photo by Rob Hardin

Science Café presents Dr. Ryan Chornock discussing “Black Holes: Fact and Fiction” on Wednesday, March 6, at 5 p.m. in the Front Room at Baker University Center. Black holes are some of the most exotic objects in the universe. Their bizarre properties have been featured in numerous science fiction books and […]

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March 1, 2019 at 10:45 pmEvents

Chornock Quoted on ‘Birth of a Black Hole’ Observation

Dr. Ryan Chornock. Photo by Rob Hardin

Dr. Ryan Chornock, Assistant Professor of Physics & Astronomy at Ohio University, was quoted in a Space.com article headlined “Mysterious ‘Cow’ Blast in Space May Reveal Birth of a Black Hole” about research announced Jan. 10 at the 233rd meeting of the American Astronomical Society in Seattle. A weirdly bright […]

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January 11, 2019 at 12:20 pmFaculty in the News In the News Research