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Trio Receives Prestigious Scialog Award To Study Collective Cancer Cell Dynamics A cancerous tumor has cells that act as leaders as the tumor invades and degrades the bodys extracellular matrix, a collection of molecules secreted by healthy cells that provides for their structural and biochemical support. Little is known about how cancer cells become leader… Continue reading
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Physics Dept. Head, Heidi Schellman has been chosen as Chair of Commission of Commission 11 of the International Union for Pure and Applied Physics (IUPAP) IUPAP is an international organization formed in 1922 with the mission to assist in the worldwide development of physics, to foster international cooperation in physics, and to help in the… Continue reading
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The work of OSU physics graduate student Lee Aspitarte was featured as a Scientific Highlight on the American Institute of Physics website. Lee’s recent experiments in Ethan Minot’s lab provide new insights about nanoscale pn-junctions.Nanoscale pn-junctions are a promising technology for maximizing the efficiency of light-to-electricity conversion.
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OSU Physics undergraduates were busy in research labs all over the U.S. and the world during the summer of 2017. Many of them had National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates (NSF-REU) positions, others were working in laboratories in REU programs sponsored by other agencies, and some had industrial internships. All of them helped create… Continue reading
OSU’s August 19-21 eclipse event, OSU150 Space Grant Festival: A Total Eclipse Experience, was featured on KMTR on August 19th. Department of Physics graduate student Dr. Atul Chhotray was interviewed for the story. You can see the full piece here. The OSU Astronomy Club was very active in the educational outreach stations at this event.… Continue reading