Stories tagged with: Department of Physics and Astronomy

Ohio University mourns the passing of Emeritus Professor Ronald Cappelletti

July 17, 2024 Emeritus Professor of Physics Ronald L. Cappelletti, a spirit of curiosity, inquiry and discovery, passed away on July 6, 2024.

OHIO researchers discover way to make essential biotesting more accessible using less expensive materials

June 27, 2024 Researchers from several fields at Ohio University recently collaborated to make lateral flow assay biotests less expensive and more accessible allowing more people to take potentially life-saving tests.

Biotesting with much less expensive materials and technologies at OHIO: Replacing colloidal gold

May 24, 2024 A group of Ohio University researchers have developed a new kind of biotesting kit using novel nanotechnological inexpensive materials.

Summer camp sponsored by College of Health Sciences and Professions hosts hands-on STEM workshop for Appalachian youth

May 21, 2024 Students in grades fifth through ninth from around the southeastern Ohio and West Virginia area had the opportunity to hear from OHIO experts and explore areas in STEM during the Tech Savvy program.

Breaking down everything you need to know about the April 8 Solar Eclipse

April 4, 2024 Cue the Bonnie Tyler hit “Total Eclipse of the Heart,” as it’s almost time for parts of the U.S. to experience its own total solar eclipse on April 8.

Unraveling big mysteries with tiny particles: PhD student takes award-winning approach to quantum research

February 28, 2024 Imagine being a detective, but instead of solving mysteries on the bustling streets of a metropolis, you're unraveling the secrets of the universe in a laboratory, one atom at a time. Sneha Upadhyay, an award-winning Ph.D. student at Ohio University in physics and astronomy, pulls out her quantum magnifying glass—or in this case, microscope—every day.

Ohio University Chillicothe to host solar eclipse viewing event

February 22, 2024 Ohio University Chillicothe will host eclipse viewing and educational programming on April 8 on the lawn between Bennett Hall and Shoemaker Center from 2-4 p.m.

Faculty Experts Roundup

February 7, 2024 A selection of recent news from OHIO faculty members includes publications, leadership appointments, awards and a Top-10 breakthrough in physics.

Science Café kicks off Sept. 13 with 'Groundbreaking Research: X-Raying Just One Atom'

September 7, 2023 Science Café kicks off with Dr. Saw Hla discussing "Groundbreaking Research: X-Raying Just One Atom” on Sept. 13, at 5 p.m. in the Baker University Center Front Room and via YouTube.

Ohio University physicists aim to bring artificial intelligence, machine learning and computational tools to nation's researchers

September 1, 2023 Two Ohio University physicists are advancing the frontiers of sub-atomic research by developing AI and computational tools to accelerate both theoretical and experimental research.

DESI early data release holds nearly two million objects; Ohio University physicists contribute to first detection of baryon acoustic oscillations from DESI

June 13, 2023 “These papers show the great potential of DESI to accomplish its science goals,” said OHIO Physicist Hee-Jong Seo, who co-led one of the first measurement papers.

Seriously fun chemistry with summer produce: Hines collaborates with Discovery Museum for educators workshop

June 8, 2023 Dr. Jennifer Hines worked with middle school and high school educators from across the state to mash up lettuce, carrots, tomatoes, and strawberries and extract natural products and DNA.

Three OHIO faculty receive Regional Higher Education Outstanding Faculty Award

May 24, 2023 Three Ohio University regional higher education faculty members received awards in recognition of their outstanding performance.

OHIO recognizes faculty, student and alumni inventors, including 11 patent recipients

April 20, 2023 Ohio University recognized dozens of faculty, student, staff and alumni researchers who submitted intellectual property disclosures and 11 projects that received patents in 2022.

First ASCENT scholarships awarded to Engineering Technology students

April 11, 2023 The Appalachian Semiconductor Education and Technical Ecosystem has awarded the program’s first scholarships to seven students enrolled in the Engineering Technology program at OHIO Lancaster.