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NEXT: Virtual Reality and the Future of the Arts

David Staley David Staley NEXT: Virtual Reality and the Future of the Arts

I have a friend who recently confided in me—somewhat sheepishly—that she had spent $50 on a virtual concert ticket for her favorite band, Blackberry Smoke. She worried that others might judge her for such a seemingly extravagant purchase for what amounted to a live stream of a concert. (I should note that the $50 also got […]

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LTE: Columbus Has the Opportunity to Lead on Clean Energy

Rob Dorans Rob Dorans LTE: Columbus Has the Opportunity to Lead on Clean Energy

Climate change is real. We have all watched in horror as wildfires this summer that continue to ravage the west coast, exacerbated by extreme temperatures and drought. We have also seen record-breaking hurricanes hit coastal states in recent years. While these weather events may seem distant, Central Ohio is also impacted by the effects of […]

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LSP Technologies on its Groundbreaking Equipment and Innovative Technology

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman LSP Technologies on its Groundbreaking Equipment and Innovative Technology

High-tech manufacturing company LSP Technologies came out of technology originally developed at the Battelle Memorial Institute. Then, after six years of working at Battelle, Jeff Dulaney left to create his own company —  and began licensing the “laser peening” technology to General Electric as well as for use at his own company. Laser peening is […]

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Dublin’s T-Cetra on Pandemic Transitions, Praise for State TechCred Program

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Dublin’s T-Cetra on Pandemic Transitions, Praise for State TechCred Program

Updated 10/5 at 4:00 p.m.: A previous version of this article incorrectly stated COVID-19 related donations were sourced to the staff of Ohio’s Lieutenant Governor, not Ohio Attorney General David Yost. Over 12 years ago, a startup called T-Cetra set out to disrupt the wireless industry, after witnessing wireless retailers struggle with automating carrier payments. […]

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OSU Gets Approval to Build Combined Heat and Power Plant

Brent Warren Brent Warren OSU Gets Approval to Build Combined Heat and Power Plant

The Ohio Power Siting Board has approved a proposal from Ohio State University to build a combined heat and power plant on its main campus. The natural gas-powered facility, which was opposed by the Sierra Club and several other environmental organizations, will be located on about one acre of OSU-owned land at the northeast corner […]

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Battelle Biosecurity Expert to Discuss Pandemics at Columbus Science Pub

Jesse Bethea Jesse Bethea Battelle Biosecurity Expert to Discuss Pandemics at Columbus Science Pub

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, with most events and large gatherings cancelled, Columbus Science Pub has soldiered on with an all-virtual format. Instead of going to a bar on a Thursday night, says Rob Evans, now it’s about, “sitting at your computer with your beverage of choice tuning in to a science webinar.” […]

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Coronavirus Update: Franklin County Drops to Level 2 Advisory & More

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Coronavirus Update: Franklin County Drops to Level 2 Advisory & More

The Numbers COVID-19 cases — As of Tuesday, Sept. 1, 16,926 cases and 452 deaths from COVID-19 have been reported or are probable in Columbus and Worthington. Countywide, 23,144 cases and 611 deaths from COVID-19 have been reported by Columbus Public Health and Franklin County Public Health. Statewide, 124,610 cases and 4,165 deaths have been confirmed […]

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