NASA recently named chairs to lead scientific studies of four potential contenders for the "flagship astrophysics mission" to take place in the 2030s.
Paul Sutter, cosmological research and community outreach coordinator for CCAPP has also been appointed the first Cheif Scientist at COSI.
Shirley Li is among 17 Arts and Sciences graduate students to win the Edward F. Hayes Graduate Research Forum Prize, winner in the area of Physics. Ohio State's Edward F.
David Weinberg was named to Thomson Reuters' 2015 list of Highly-Cited Researchers whose work has had worldwide impact and influence, ranking among the top one percent most cited for their field and year of publication.
"Last week, NASA announced plans to move forward on the Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope. Projected to launch in mid-2020, it has two major missions: discovering secrets of dark energy and dark matter; and worlds beyond our solar system.