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GW170817, detected on August 17, 2017, was the first multi-messenger astronomical source, seen in gravitational waves and across the whole electromagnetic spectrum. Much of the physics of this source has been understood thanks to the high quality data collected for months after the initial detection. We now know that it was due to the collision… Continue reading
The American Physical Society has recognized OSU Physics for Improving Undergraduate Physics Education. We are one of three institutions to receive the award this year.https://www.aps.org/programs/education/undergrad/faculty/awardees.cfm explains the award and lists previous winners “ For 21 years, the physics department at Oregon State has been a national model for its holistic approach to improving the educational… Continue reading
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Justa reminder that our annual Yunker Lecture is this Friday the 20th. 330 PM in Weniger 328 is a reception/poster show 500 PM in Weniger 151 is the lecture by Prof. Laura Green, Chief Scientist at the National Magnetic Field Laboratory and past president of the American Physical Society. http://impact.oregonstate.edu/2018/04/yunker-lecture-explores-dark-energy-quantum-materials/ has a longer description.… Continue reading
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Amy Poe (M.S. Physics, 1999) is a semiconductor-engineer-turned-entrepreneur. See her Portland-based business featured in the news in this link: https://specialtyfabricsreview.com/2018/04/01/amy-poe-builds-wyckam-from-a-marine-canvas-business-into-a-custom-sewing-shop/
Press release from Mississippi State about Physics Alumna Kimberly Wood: April 9, 2018 https://www.msstate.edu/newsroom/article/2018/04/msu-geosciences-faculty-member-receives-early-career-recognition/ Contact: Sarah Nicholas STARKVILLE, Miss.A tropical cyclone authority at Mississippi State is a new selection for the American Meteorological Societys Early Career Leadership Academy. Assistant professor Kimberly Wood soon will be among nearly three dozen 2018 ECLA members receiving special training… Continue reading