"For decades, science popularizers have said humans are made of stardust, and now, a new survey of 150,000 stars shows just how true the old cliché is: Humans and their galaxy have about 97 percent of the same kind of atoms, and the elements of life appear to be more prevalent toward the galaxy's
"Michael Stamatikos is an assistant professor of physics and astronomy at Ohio State University-Newark. He also is part of a team of scientists working on interpreting data from NASA's Swift satellite.
CCAPP faculty Adam Leroy and his students will get the best look yet at how stars are born in galaxies' "stellar nurseries," thanks to a new, five-year National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award.
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.