Post Tagged with: "Zachary Meisel"

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

Physics Colloquium | The Undead: Nuclear Physics in the Death and Afterlife of Massive Stars, Oct. 11

Dr. Zachary Meisel: photo by Daniel Owen/Ohio University

The Physics & Astronomy Colloquium Series presents Zach Meisel, of Ohio University, on “The Undead: Nuclear Physics in the Death and Afterlife of Massive Stars”, on Friday, Oct. 11, at 4:10 p.m. in Clippinger Labs 194. Abstract: When matter is added to one of the densest possible objects in the […]

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October 1, 2019 at 9:30 pmEvents

Grant Merz ǀ Simulating nuclear explosions on neutron stars

Grant Merz ǀ Simulating nuclear explosions on neutron stars

By Grant Merz (B.S. Astrophysics, Honors Tutorial College, Class of 2020) Editor’s Note: Grant worked with Dr. Zachary Meisel and performed simulations of type I X-ray bursts, thermonuclear explosions that occur on the surface of neutron stars, which are dense remnants of stellar explosions.  Grant’s work will identify the impact […]

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May 29, 2019 at 4:28 pmIn Class Research

Matthew Connell ǀ Detector simulations for nuclear astrophysics studies

Matthew Connell ǀ Detector simulations for nuclear astrophysics studies

By Matthew Connell (B.S. Physics, Honors Tutorial College, Class of 2021) Editor’s Note: Matthew Connell worked with Dr. Zach Meisel, an assistant professor in Physics & Astronomy and programmed a simulation of a new detector array being developed at Ohio University’s Edwards Accelerator Laboratory. Matthew’s simulations will enable researchers to […]

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May 23, 2019 at 3:29 pmIn Class Research

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