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July 8, 2021

The College of Arts and Sciences is thrilled to announce its 2021 Distinguished Professor Awards. This award serves to honor full professor colleagues who have excelled in teaching, service and…

June 23, 2021

The All-Sky Automated Survey for Supernovae (ASAS-SN), an Ohio State-led automated telescope network that observes the entire sky every night, has received a five-year, $1.5 million grant from the…

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…

March 17, 2021

Christopher Hirata, professor in the Department of Physics and the Department of Astronomy, has received the Distinguished Scholar Award, presented annually to six Ohio State faculty who…

March 16, 2021

For the third time in his career, The Ohio State University at Newark Assistant Professor Michael Stamatikos, PhD, has received the prestigious Bruno Rossi Prize from the American Astronomical…

March 9, 2021

Nine postdoctoral scholars in the College of Arts and Sciences were named 2021 President’s Postdoctoral Scholars, supported by the Office of the President. Recipients receive a minimum of $50,000…