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Dr. John Beacom Named 2019 Post Doc Mentor of the Year

September 11, 2019
Linden, Beacom, Weisleder
The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs (OPA) is pleased to announce that John Beacom is the 2019 recipient of the annual Mentor of the Year Award. The Faculty Mentor of the Year Award recognizes a faculty member who has engaged in exceptional mentoring of postdoctoral scholars.

The Future of Gravitational Wave Astronomy

August 8, 2019
 Image credits: AEI/Milde Marketing/Exozet

Leading experts (including Nobel Prize Winner Rai Weiss) discuss the future and far future of gravitational wave astronomy from upgrading LIGO to larger ground based detectors such as The Einstein telescope and  The Cosmic Explorer to spaced missions such as LISA, DECIGO and the Big Bang Obs

Stamatikos: The Legacy of Apollo 11

July 20, 2019
Lunar Module pilot Buzz Aldrin was photographed during the Apollo 11 extravehicular activity on the moon by mission commander Neil Armstrong. (Photo: NASA)

It has been 50 years since Neil Armstrong made “one giant leap for mankind”, but Apollo 11’s golden anniversary is bittersweet.

Supernova observation first of its kind using NASA satellite

July 16, 2019
A star shines bright in a distant galaxy.

Data from NASA and Ohio State offer new clues about why stars explode.

When NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite launched into space in April 2018, it did so with a specific goal: to search the universe for new planets.

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