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70%
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Undergrads in Research
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$11M
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22
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Upcoming Events

September 21, 2021
In-person at 1080 Physics Research Building, Smith Seminar room - Virtual Zoom link below - reception at 3:30pm in front of the SSR
December 7, 2021
In-person at 1080 Physics Research Building, Smith Seminar room - Virtual Zoom link below - reception at 3:30pm in front of the SSR

Recent News

September 17, 2021

A multidisciplinary, multi-institutional program led by The Ohio State University is taking the next step in its aim to develop a diverse, effective and contemporary quantum-ready workforce by…

September 17, 2021

Michael Poirier, Professor and Chair of the Department of Physics was recently awarded a Maximizing Investigator’s Research Award (MIRA) from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (…

September 14, 2021

The Ohio Department of Education issues guidelines on which topics need to be covered in various math and science courses and they also provide instructional supports and resource lists to provide…

September 8, 2021

New evidence suggests that protons and neutrons go through a “first-order” phase transition—a kind of stop-and-go change in temperature—when they “melt.” This is similar to how ice melts: energy…

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