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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…

February 24, 2021

Chris Kochanek, professor of astronomy, talks about his current research focusing on "massive stars behaving badly" on the podcast Tai Asks Why. 

January 12, 2021

An international group of scientists who study space have discovered an astronomical “Old Faithful” – an eruption of light flashing about once every 114 days on a nearly predictable schedule. The…

December 7, 2020

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The universe is getting hotter, a new study has found.

The study, published Oct. 13 in The Astrophysical Journal, probed the thermal history of the universe over the last…

October 19, 2020

The Ohio State University Departments of Astronomy and Physics invite applications for Postdoctoral Fellows in the OSU Center for Cosmology and AstroParticle Physics (CCAPP).

A successful…

September 28, 2020

First, CCAPP Fellow Steven Prohira is PI of a collaborative award (OSU lead institution) for the Radar Echo Telescope.  With this 4-year award for $474k we will build, deploy, and analyze data…