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April 23, 2024
In Person & Online: Physics Research Building 4138 & Zoom
April 25, 2024
In Person & Online: Fontana Lab - Room 2020; Zoom Webinar
April 30, 2024
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May 2, 2024
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Recent News

The SciAccess program, started at Ohio State in 2018, has been named a 2024 Program of Excellence in Engaged Scholarship. Prof. John Beacom, a core SciAccess team member has also been named a 2024…

Department of Astronomy Graduate Student Kiersten Boley and 2022 Ph.D. graduate Sanskriti Das have been selected as fellows for the 2024 NASA Hubble Fellowship…

Smita Mathur, Professor within the Department of Astronomy, is the recipient of the 2024 Ohio State Distinguished Scholar Award. Announced by senior College and University leadership at Astronomy…
By Wayne Schlingman

On April 8, 2024, the sun, moon and Earth will align to create a solar eclipse viewable from Ohio and other parts of North America. Learn more about the science behind the solar eclipse and how to…

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