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November 21, 2018

(Originally posted http://phys.org/news)

A new study led by ANU has investigated the nature of a cosmic phenomenon that slows down star formation, which helps to ensure the universe is a place…
November 9, 2018

What could be more daunting than searching for an invisible particle — one so elusive that physicists had no evidence of its existence until 1956? This is just the kind of challenge that Ohio…

October 31, 2018

Numerous experiments have been dedicated to the search for dark matter, but the strange substance remains frustratingly elusive.  Annika Peter, assistant professor, physics, astronomy, believes…

October 26, 2018

Paul Sutter, community outreach coordinator for the Center for Cosmology and AstroParticle Physics, explains one of the biggest puzzles in modern physics.

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October 10, 2018
One year ago the Dark Energy Survey (DES) released the initial cosmological results from its first year of data using a combined analysis of weak gravitational lensing and the clustering of large-…
October 8, 2018

In Prof. John Beacom’s introductory physics course, a student made a short video of him doing a lecture demonstration.  This was uploaded to a Chinese social-media site, where it went viral, so…

October 3, 2018

Astronomy professor Jennifer Johnson created a version of the periodic table that color codes the elements by their cosmic origins.

View the table and read the article here

October 2, 2018

John Beacom, College of Arts and Sciences Distinguished Professor of Physics and Astronomy and Director of the Center for Cosmology and Astro-Particle Physics (CCAPP) has been named the second…

October 1, 2018

(Originally posted to https://artsandsciences.osu.edu/news-events Autumn 2018 edition)

Astrophysicists unlock mysteries deep beneath Antarctic ice. What could be more daunting than searching…