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August 24, 2018

Researchers are stumped by the sun’s high-energy gamma-ray emissions, which were examined over most of the solar cycle for the first time by Ohio State astrophysicists John Beacom, Annika Peter …

August 11, 2018

Black holes, befitting their name and general vibe, are hard to find and harder to study. You can eavesdrop on small ones from the gravitational waves that echo through space when they collide—but…

August 10, 2018

Dim light emanating from the purgatory between galaxies could illuminate the most shadowy constituents of the cosmos.

Dark matter, an unidentified type of particle that interacts…

July 30, 2018

Though it dominates the universe, dark energy is the biggest discovery we don’t understand.  David Weinberg, Distinguished University Professor, astronomy weighs in on revealing this mysterious…

July 30, 2018

Black holes aren’t surrounded by a burning ring of fire after all, suggests new research. A team from the Department of Physics has calculated an explanation of what would happen if an electron…

June 8, 2018

Time travel is scientifically possible — "it's only a matter of going really, really fast," according to Paul Sutter, community outreach coordinator at Ohio State's Center for Cosmology and…

June 7, 2018

Michael Stamatikos is the founding director and chief science officer of the new SciDome at the science, history, art and technology center which opened to the public on Saturday June 9, 2018. …

May 31, 2018

Led by faculty in the Department of Astronomy, the All Sky Automated Survey for Supernovae (ASAS-SN) is an international project to rapidly identify and study the brightest transient sources the…

May 29, 2018

While gazing at the stars under a clear night sky might make you feel like you're at the center of the universe, the universe actually looks the same from any point, explains Barbara Ryden,…