Department of Physics

"Void that is truly empty solves dark energy puzzle" is the tantalizing title of an article by the science journalist Rachel Courtland in the periodical New Scientist. Courtland's article is based on a refereed paper in the area of theoretical physics published this month in the journal Physical Review, authored by Kent State's Prof. Peter Tandy...

Northeast Ohio’s emerging flexible electronics industry recently received a boost in the form of a $499,514 contract from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Innovative Economies initiative.  The funding was awarded to NorTech, a regional nonprofit economic development organization, leading efforts to develop regional innovation...

Ten Kent State University researchers are part of a team of international scientists who have discovered the most massive antinucleus discovered to date. They are part of an international team of scientists studying high-energy collision of gold ions at the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC), a 2.4 mile-circumference particle accelerator at...

Congratulations to graduate student Tanya Ostapenko, who has been selected to participate in the 2010 Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting in Germany, which offers a unique opportunity for PhD candidates in the early-to-mid phase of their research to interact with the world's leading scientists.  

By Hannah Baughman Colonel Writer In his 35th and final year of teaching, physics teacher Jon Secaur was honored with the title of Portage County Teacher of the Year. Every year, the Coleman Foundation picks a teacher in the county who has been nominated by his or her peers to win the award. This year, the science department chose to nominate...