By all accounts, black holes should not exist, and for a long time, they were shrugged off as mere mathematical artifacts — an annoying bug in the otherwise elegant machinery of general relativity.
Researchers from the Dark Energy Survey, headed by physics professor Klaus Honscheid, have reached a new milestone mapping the growth of the universe from its infancy to present day.
We have complete freedom of movement within space, but we cannot avoid our future. Time seems to have an "arrow," whereas the spatial dimensions are ambidextrous. Given the unity between time and space, it leads to the obvious question: Is time travel, of any sort, possible?
The solar eclipse on Monday, Aug. 21 will be the first to travel coast to coast across the continental United States since 1918. Ohio State astronomers will be spread all along the path of totality, sharing their experiences as the eclipse passes.
With the aid of Physics students and under the direction of our our Instructional Support Staff (Harold Whitt, Chris Healy and Katie Ferrell) once again Phun with Physics is at the Ohio State Fair.
Ohio State Newark and The Works: Ohio Center for History, Art & Technology, broke ground June 2 for their collaborative $1.4 million SciDome planetarium, expected to be completed in 2018.