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June 26, 2019
An international science team including astronomy and physics professor John Beacom is using 11,000 giant ’lightbulbs,’ 50,000 tons of ultrapure water and a rare Earth metal to detect tiny…
May 10, 2019
About seven times more high-energy light is radiating from the sun than scientists anticipated, and it’s behaving rather strangely, according to new findings from a research team including Ohio…
May 8, 2019
Dan Pappalardo, Senior Design Engineer in the Astronomy Department's Imaging Sciences Laboratory, has been named one of twelve recipients of the 2019 Distinguished Staff Award, Ohio State’s highest…
May 7, 2019
We would like to say CONGRATULATIONS to our newly minted graduates with their undergraduate degree in Astronomy.  Grace Calhoun Dominic Flournoy Suren Gourapura Zhiyuan Guo Matthew Kusz…

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