A satellite mission that Michael Stamatikos, physics and astronomy assistant professor on Ohio State's Newark campus, supports was recently ranked number one by NASA in science output among similar class, ongoing missions.
Bradley Peterson, astronomy department professor and chair emeritus, has been elected chair of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Section on Astronomy. Peterson will serve as chair-elect in 2017, chair in 2018 and retiring chair in 2019.
Adam Leroy, assistant professor, astronomy, is ASC’s latest NSF CAREER Award recipient. His five-year grant of $582,635 allows Leroy and his graduate students to use latest-generation radio telescopes to study how stars are born in galaxies.
CCAPP faculty member Jim Beatty has been appointed to serve on a NASA advisory panel. He will join the Executive Committee of the Physics of the Cosmos Analysis Group (PhysPAG) from 2016 to 2019.