What's Happening

Teleportation device
Physics Prof Steven Olmschenk on a topic Star Trek fans relish: Teleportation, saying 'It would be very, very hard...and perhaps very messy.'
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Senior Physics students
Awards & Honors
Despite the challenge of physical distancing, the gathering was close in Denison spirit.
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2020 tenured professors
Faculty
Welcome to the Spring 2020 newly tenured professors at Denison University.
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Stephen Fitzgerald
Lectures & Discussions
Dr. Stephen Fitzgerald, Oberlin College, visits the Physics & Astronomy department to share his research.
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Susan Lehman
Lectures & Discussions
Science on the Edge: Critical Phenomena in Granular Systems - Dr. Susan Lehman shared her research with the Physics Department earlier this month.
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Stars in space
Lectures & Discussions
The Physics Department will feature Phil Richerme, Ph.D., Asst. Professor, Indiana University Bloomington, as first seminar guest speaker of the semester.
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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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Student News
We asked our seniors to share their thoughts and memories of being a Denisonian in the Physics & Astronomy Department.
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Student presenting her research to woman
Conferences & Symposia
Several Physics students participated in the Summer Science Symposium, presenting research projects created under the guidance of their faculty mentors.
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Students studying robotics
Denison University has been awarded a grant of $275,000 to fund a new model that welcomes and supports underserved students in the sciences.
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Awards & Honors
Three Denison students were awarded full-tuition scholarships for their junior and senior years.
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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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Students and faculty at honors day 2019
Awards & Honors
The faculty & staff of the Physics & Astronomy Dept welcome alumni speaker, D. Carrie Barnes-Mullett ‘99, Pediatrician, as they honor the class of 2019.
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Attosecond beamline end station at OSU
Lectures & Discussions
Dr. Louis DiMauro (The Ohio State University) discusses the generation and application of attosecond light pulses.
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Alumni
Taking a Physics Degree to the Tech Industry as a Software Engineer at Google
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Lectures & Discussions
Leigh Coen '73 presents, "Border Security Data Analytics: Best Practices, Operational Models, Business Value"
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Timothy Page
Lectures & Discussions
Along with the Dept of Music, the Physics Dept welcomes Timothy Page, composer & physicist.
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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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Rydberg-Atom
Lectures & Discussions
Dr. Aaron Reinhard (Kenyon College) discusses the properties and applications of interacting Rydberg atoms.
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Varian Truebeam
Lectures & Discussions
Dr. Martin Weinhous (Cleveland State University) discusses opportunities in the field of medical physics.
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Students at the summer scholars poster fair
Student News
The Summer Scholars program gives students time (and money) to pursue independent research.
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Advice & Tips
Our seniors share why they chose a major in Physics and other useful advice.
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Olmschenk in his lab with a student
Faculty
Prof. Steven Olmschenk receives a prestigious National Science Foundation CAREER award, supporting his research and teaching.
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Person balancing on tight rope
Faculty
Physic prof. Melanie Lott teaches talk-show hosts the properties of rotational inertia as she demonstrates the physics of balance.
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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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Students and faculty group photo
Awards & Honors
The faculty and staff welcome alumni speaker, Commander David C. Clark '99, as they honor the class of 2018.
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David T. Clark '99
Lectures & Discussions
David T. Clark '99, Commander, U.S. Navy, will discuss Physics in Real Life: The Navy, Parenting and Beyond!
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a group of four students
Student News
Senior physics and astronomy majors gather and share their plans for the future.
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An infographic of a classical sphere (left) and a quantum sphere (right).
Lectures & Discussions
Guest Speaker, Noah Charles will discuss the role of geometric disorder in the integer quantum hall transition.
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Madeline Van Winkle and Patrick Banner
Student News
The National Science Foundation has awarded graduate research fellowships to two Denison students, Patrick Banner and Madeline Van Winkle.
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Could Teleporting Ever Work?

Physics Prof Steven Olmschenk on a topic Star Trek fans relish: Teleportation, saying 'It would be very, very hard...and perhaps very messy.'

Awards & Honors

Honors Day 2020

Despite the challenge of physical distancing, the gathering was close in Denison spirit.

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