Astronomy is the study of the origins, physics, and evolution of everything in the Universe, from planets, stars, galaxies, to the universe as a whole.


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February 26, 2020

Read about Ohio State Astronomer Ji Wang's contribution to studying planets that orbit 2 stars at the center of their solar system. An excerpt is below. To read more click here to go to Discover…

January 21, 2020

Krzysztof Stanek, professor of astronomy and Ohio State Distinguished Scholar, and Christopher Kochanek, professor of astronomy and Ohio Eminent Scholar, and have jointly received the American…

January 17, 2020

John Beacom, Arts and Sciences Distinguished Professor and Henry L. Cox Professor of Physics and Astronomy, has received the National Postdoctoral Association’s 2020 Garnett-Powers Association Inc…

January 17, 2020
What's a halo made of? Scientists have new insights on the galactic kind Study finds new elements, hotter temperatures in the Milky Way

The halo that surrounds our Milky Way galaxy is hotter and…

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