Post Tagged with: "Zachary Meisel"

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

Two Physics & Astronomy Faculty Receive Prestigious DOE Early Career Awards

Dr. Hee-Jong Seo. Photo by Rob Hardin

Two Ohio University Physics & Astronomy faculty members received prestigious U.S. Department of Energy Early Career Research Program awards, the DOE announced on June 21. DOE Early Career Awards support the development of individual research programs and stimulate research careers in the disciplines supported by the DOE Office of Science. […]

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June 21, 2018 at 2:16 pmNews

Internship | Computer Science Major Develops a Graphical Interface Code for Nuclear Astrophysicists

Matt Brooks at his work station in Ohio University’s Edwards Accelerator Lab

Performing statistical nuclear reaction calculations can be difficult, since they require inputs at a level of expertise which non-specialists often lack. Ohio University nuclear astrophysicist, Dr. Zach Meisel, decided to enlist the help of a student computer programmer last summer to write code to simplify the process. Meisel invited OHIO […]

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March 26, 2018 at 7:00 amNews Research

Science Cafe | Life after Death: Element Creation in Stellar Explosions, Nov. 1

Dr. Zach Meisel

Science Café presents Dr. Zachary Meisel discussing “Life after Death: Element Creation in Stellar Explosions,”on Wednesday, Nov. 1, at 5 p.m. at the Baker Center Front Room. Meisel, Assistant Professor of Physics & Astronomy at Ohio University, will discuss how star death produces chemical elements and how nuclear astrophysics try […]

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November 1, 2017 at 11:59 pmEvents

Edwards Accelerator Lab Hosts ‘Discovery and Wonder’ Event

Dr. Thomas Massey prepares the cloud chamber

Nuclear physicists at Ohio University’s Edwards Accelerator Laboratory  welcomed the public to an open house event recently as part of “Obscura Day,” an annual celebration hosted by Atlas Obscura, a collaborative organization founded in 2009 and based in New York City. The web-based atlas of destination stories, hosted events, and […]

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May 15, 2017 at 4:49 pmNews

Graduate Expo Winners Investigate Magnetic Atoms, Things That Go Boom In Space

Graduate Expo Winners Investigate Magnetic Atoms, Things That Go Boom In Space

The Ohio University Student Research and Creative Activity Expo is an opportunity each year for Physics & Astronomy students to present scientific information in a format that is often used at international scientific conferences. A panel of faculty members in the sciences serve as judges determines the winning posters. This […]

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April 22, 2017 at 4:12 pmNews

11 Undergraduates Present at Society of Physics Students Annual Conference

11 Undergraduates Present at Society of Physics Students Annual Conference

Ohio University’s Society of Physics Students recently hosted the 8th annual SPS Research Conference at OHIO’s Athens campus. Eleven undergraduate students presented an overview of their projects undertaken during the previous summer. The topics ranged in scale from supernovae to solar thermal application of electrospinning fibers. The presentations were reviewed […]

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April 10, 2017 at 7:23 pmIn Class Research