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August 27, 2020

CCAPP is proud to announce Chiara Salemi (MIT) and Carl Fields (MSU) as the winners of the 2020 Price Prize in Cosmology and Astrophysics!

Chiara’s research focuses on searches for low-…

August 21, 2020

Annika Peter and her entire team, which include students, staff and faculty from Physics (Terry Bradley, Beatriz E. Burrola Gabilondo, Kirsten Casey, Chandrodoy Chattopadhyay, Ami Choi, Emilio…

August 20, 2020

August 11th, 2020 

Scientists are boosting the sensitivity of the Super-Kamiokande neutrino experiment, developed by an international team that includes astronomy and physics professor…

August 20, 2020

One of our scientists, Annika Peter, was awarded two grants to conduct research that will continue to reveal the mysteries of the universe! We look forward to seeing these studies carried out and…

July 31, 2020
Data shows that about 6 billion years ago, the universe’s expansion accelerated COLUMBUS, Ohio --

A new three-dimensional map, built after decades of collecting and
analyzing data from the…

July 7, 2020

The Milky Way’s halo — the hazy, gaseous cosmic cloud surrounding our galaxy —is way hotter than we thought. The research, led by professor of astronomy Smita Mathur, could lead to insights about…

July 5, 2020

Meet your new but shy galactic neighbor: A black hole left over from the death of a fleeting young star.

European astronomers have found the closest black hole to Earth yet, so near that…

July 5, 2020

May 12th, 2020

Todd Thompson, professor and vice-chair in the Department of Astronomy, has received the Distinguished Scholar Award, which honors six Ohio State faculty members who…

July 5, 2020

May 12th, 2020

Annika Peter, associate professor of physics and astronomy, works at the interface of particle physics and astronomy to discover the secrets of dark matter. She shares her…