Facilities on campus

PRB Mezzanine

CCAPP hosts social events in its home on the mezzanine of the Physics Research Building, in an open space that overlooks the four-story PRB atrium.

Price Place (Gary Steigman Memorial Library)

The exchange of ideas is an essential component of CCAPP, and Price Place is a space among the center’s offices where faculty, postdocs and students gather regularly to engage in just that.


Enter the CCAPP Antarctic RF Test facility (CART), the only one-stop-shop in the U.S. for quick-turnaround electronics development and complete commissioning of equipment at Antarctic temperatures.


In addition to astronomers and physicists, the CCAPP mix includes engineers in the Department of Astronomy’s Imaging Sciences Laboratory, which Ohio State cosmologists work with to create instruments for ground-based and infrared astronomy.


The Ohio State Department of Astronomy is home to the Arne Slettebak Planetarium, located in Smith Laboratory on the university’s Columbus campus.


The Ruby cluster is a supercomputer operated by the Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) and owned in part by CCAPP.


The Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) is an extraordinary state-run resource that researchers at CCAPP and throughout Ohio can utilize for high performance computing and other functions.