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Astronomy and physics students visit Green Bank Telescope

May 11, 2018
Green Bank Telescope

Think Ohio Stadium is big? You should see the Green Bank Telescope, which clocks in at 16.8 million pounds with a dish that spans 2.3 acres. A group of astronomy and physics students recently got an inside look at the massive radio telescope.

Ohio State astronomer awarded prestigious NASA medal

April 28, 2018
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Professor Emeritus of Astronomy Bradley Peterson has been awarded the NASA Exceptional Service Medal, one of NASA's most lauded annual awards that has been given to many notable astronauts, including Buzz Aldrin.

How Scientifically Accurate is "A Wrinkle in Time?"

March 28, 2018
A Wrinkle in Time

Turns out the space travel depicted in the 1962 novel and new film “A Wrinkle In Time” isn’t all that far fetched. Paul Sutter, community outreach coordinator at the Center for Cosmology and Astro Particle Physics, tells us how the fictional story ties into real-life theories.

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