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Physics seniors 2022
Awards & Honors
Awards & Honors for the 2021-2022 Academic Year
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Spherical Virus Construction
Lectures & Discussions
David Wilson will present his research on The Role of Geometric Constraints in Spherical Virus Construction during Physics Seminar on Friday
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Lectures & Discussions
Michael Hinczewski presented his research on, Controlling Stochastic Biophysical Processes, from Protein Folding to Evolution
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Lectures & Discussions
Chief Science Officer of The Works and Professor of Astronomy, OSU Newark, will present The Dawn of Multi Messenger Astronomy
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Christopher Wotta '11
Lectures & Discussions
Christopher Wotta '11 discusses his career path from physics student to Data Scientist with Domino's Pizza
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Lectures & Discussions
Professor of Physics, Daniel Gauthier, The Ohio State University to Speak at Physics Seminar
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presentation by Amanda Sickafoose
Alumni
Denison Alum, Amanda Sickafoose '97, will discuss her career at the Planetary Science Institute from her home in South Africa.
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Winter 2022 cover
Denison Magazine
Conversations with faculty about what it means to teach — and to trigger those amazing moments of illumination
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2020 tenured professors
Faculty
Welcome to the Spring 2020 newly tenured professors at Denison University.
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Igor Lovchinsky with students
Lectures & Discussions
Denison's "Mellon Artist in Residence," Igor Lovchinsky stopped by the Physics Department for some Q&A.
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Moon
Receptions & Open Houses
The Department of Physics & Astronomy celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Mission and Landing with events for the community to enjoy.
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Swasey Observatory
Receptions & Open Houses
On Thursday, May 2, 2019 (beginning at 8:30pm), the Department of Physics & Astronomy will host an open house at Swasey Observatory.
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Lectures & Discussions
Jillian Scudder will present, "The Hunt for Cosmic Monsters: Understanding Galaxies in the Confused FIR Sky," when she visits on March 1.
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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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