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By David Zach

Ashley Tarrant, a rising senior double majoring in Astronomy & Astrophysics and Physics with a minor in Spanish, has been selected as a 2024 Astronaut Scholar!

This year the Astronaut…

By Wayne Schlingman

The astronomy department is proud to present the graduating class for the academic year 2023-2024. We have 27 Astro majors graduating this Spring, along with 3 who graduated in Autumn, and 1 who…

On April 17th, NASA recognized recent Ohio State graduate, Caitlin O’Brien, as one of the inaugural winners of the prestigious NASA Space Tech Catalyst prize at an award…

With 5,000 tiny robots in a mountaintop telescope, the Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument (DESI) collects and measures light from faraway space objects, granting scientists the ability to peer…