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An image of Pluto's true color
Lectures & Discussions
Dr. Malcuit, Dr. Doty, and Dr. Winters present a new approach to an old suggestion for the origin of Pluto as an escaped satellite of Neptune.
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Lectures & Discussions
This talk will focus on the current status of energy generation, locally and globally.
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Jane Bright ’18
Student News
Physics and mathematics major Jane Bright ’18 has published a paper in the Astrophysical Journal.
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Student News
Our seniors come from all over the world and have a wide variety of interests.
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Receptions & Open Houses
On Thursday, May 4, 2017 (beginning at 8:30pm), the Department of Physics & Astronomy will host an open house at the Swasey Observatory.
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Student News
Faculty research presentations on summer research opportunities in Physics & Astronomy at Denison University.
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Lectures & Discussions
Physics Seminar: On Friday, October 28, Dr. Roger Brown (National Institute of Standards and Technology) presents "Optical Lattice Clocks".
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Receptions & Open Houses
The Department of Physics & Astronomy will host an open house at the Swasey Observatory.
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Alumni
Recent Denison physics majors have been awarded NSF and NDSEG grants
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Galaxy
Lectures & Discussions
DSA Seminar: On Wednesday, March 30, Dr. Laura DeGroot (Denison University) presents "Galaxy Morphology Near and Far".
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Physics Seminar
Lectures & Discussions
Physics Seminar: OnFriday, March 4, Dr. Robert Owen (Oberlin College) presents "Gravitational Waves and Computational General Relativity ".
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Lectures & Discussions
Physics Seminar: On Friday, Feb. 19, Dr. Dan Homan (Denison University) presents "The Acceleration of Relativistic Jets in Active Galaxies".
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Faculty
Departmental faculty updates for Fall 2014.
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Ohio Physiological Society
Awards & Honors
Annie Oyler and Gemma Aldana win best student research presentation awards at OPS conference.
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Faculty
Selected recent publications, presentations & grants.
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Awards & Honors
The honors day celebration includes student awards, a seminar by alumnus John Pyles, and a banquet.
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Lectures & Discussions
Professor Jason Pinkney (Ohio Northern University) presents a talk on wide angled tailed (WAT) galaxies.
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Lectures & Discussions
Professor Timothy Gay, from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, presents a talk on chirality ("handedness") in nature.
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Lectures & Discussions
Professor Timothy Gay, from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, presents a talk on the physics of football.
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Student News
Faculty will give brief introduction to their research, and discuss opportunities for student summer research projects.
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Swasey Observatory
Receptions & Open Houses
If skies are clear, Saturn, the Moon and other celestial objects will be observed as time permits.
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Awards & Honors
The honors day celebration includes student awards, a seminar by alumnus Lars English, and a banquet.
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Awards & Honors
The Department of Physics and Astronomy Honors Day celebration will include a ceremony, seminar, the honors banquet, and awards.
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Awards & Honors
The Department of Physics and Astronomy Honors Day celebration will include a ceremony, seminar, the honors banquet, and awards.
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Granville, OH 43023
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