March 18, 2020
Scientists create new experiment to find neutrinos

One of the greatest mysteries in astrophysics these days is a tiny subatomic particle called a neutrino, so small that it passes through matter…

March 18, 2020

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Global internet satellites are photobombing telescopes and messing with astronomers’ research 

Astronomer Cliff Johnson was peering…

March 18, 2020
Department’s 25-year daily coffee tradition continues – just online

For 25 years, astronomy researchers at The Ohio State University have gathered daily at 10:30 a.m., filling a conference room,…

March 18, 2020

SciAccess, an initiative started by Anna Voelker, outreach coordinator in the Department of Astronomy, has received the Community Engaged Program Award for promoting disability inclusion in…

March 6, 2020

We are pleased to announce the results of the 2020 Faculty Senate Election in the Natural and Mathematical Sciences division of the College of Arts and Sciences. Elected senators and alternates…

January 31, 2020

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Physicists working at the SLAC laboratory in the US have shown they can detect radar echoes by bouncing radio waves off a cascade of high-energy…

January 21, 2020

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Christopher Kochanek, professor of astronomy and Ohio Eminent Scholar, and Krzysztof Stanek, professor of astronomy and Ohio State…

January 16, 2020
Study finds new elements, hotter temperatures in the Milky Way

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The halo that surrounds our Milky Way galaxy is hotter and made up of different…

January 15, 2020

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John Beacom, Arts and Sciences Distinguished Professor and Henry L. Cox Professor of Physics and Astronomy, has received the National…