Post Tagged with: "Zachary Meisel"

Physicists Contribute to Understanding of Atomic Nuclei

Ohio University physicists Kristyn Brandenburg, Zach Meisel, Chowdhury Irin Sultana (M.S. 2019, now a doctoral student at Central Michigan University), Shiv Subedi, and Doug Soltesz

Imagine looking into a mirror at yourself and not recognizing the person staring back at you. The symmetry you are accustomed to is somehow not there. That’s how one member of a team of scientists described a recently discovered phenomenon taking place within the nucleus of an atom. As team […]

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May 29, 2020 at 4:39 pmNews Research

American Astronomical Society Interviews Meisel about Article on X-ray Bursts

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

 Dr. Zachary Meisel, Assistant Professor of Physics & Astronomy at Ohio University, is featured in an American Astronomical Society inaugural video chat its a new AAS Journal Author Series. In the 24½-minute inaugural video, Meisel discusses his recent article “Spallation-Altered Accreted Compositions for X-Ray Bursts: Impact on Ignition Conditions […]

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April 21, 2020 at 3:52 pmFaculty in the News In the News Research

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