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June 8, 2021

Astronomers have taken a big step forward in understanding the dark and violent places where stars are born.

“Every star in the sky, including our own sun, was born in one of these stellar…

June 2, 2021

By calculating the age of stars in our interstellar backyard, CCAPP astronomers Fiorenzo Vincenzo and Mathieu Vrard have provided the best evidence to date of the timing of how our early Milky Way…

May 15, 2021

Ohio State Astronomy's Todd Thompson weighs in on the discovery of a celestial “unicorn” that’s just a slim 2.9 solar masses may help unravel a mystery that has long puzzled astronomers. The…

March 18, 2021

From sharing the grandeur of our universe with the public at the SciDome Planetarium to exploring black holes with middle schoolers and discussing the possibility of extraterrestrial life with…

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Wayne Schlingman
Director, Arne Slettebak Planetarium
Professor of Astronomy
Paul  Martini
Professor of Astronomy