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On Friday March 9th, the OSU Astronomy Club and the Department of physics held the first Astronomy Open House of 2018! The Astronomy Club under Emily Simpson, Rachel Hausmann, Samantha Carrothers, Nathanial Miller, Leon Linebarger, Tyler Parsotan and many dedicated volunteers invited OSU students, adults and children to Weniger Hall to have fun with hands… Continue reading
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Molecular motor mystery solved: Novel protein rounds out plant cells machinery A research team led by Prof. Weihong Qiu and collaborators from University of California, Davis has discovered a novel motor protein that significantly expands current understanding of the evolution and design principle of motor proteins. The findings of the research team, led byof the… Continue reading
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Terra Magazine highlighted project Boxsand in their most recent issue. see http://terra.oregonstate.edu/2018/02/lights-action-physics/ for the online version.
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Undergraduate volunteers from the Department of Physics took some of their favorite kid-friendly demonstrations to share with families at the annual Family Science Night at Franklin School, Corvallis, on January 25th. The demonstrations included exploding balloons in a vacuum chamber, the dielectric breakdown of air, target practice with a vortex cannon, rainbow effects with diffraction… Continue reading
Prof. David McIntyre of the Department of Physics, andMarisa Chappell of the School of History, Philosophy and Religion (SHPR) have been named the 2018 Honors College Eminent Professors. Theaward recognizes faculty for outstanding teaching, research and undergraduate mentorship. David McIntyre has been teaching physics at Oregon State since 1989, after earning his B.S. from the… Continue reading
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