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September 13, 2019
Ohio State University postdoctoral researcher Dr. Radek Poleski recently received the Polish Astronomical Society Young Scientist Award, which recognizes his extensive scientific contributions to the…
August 23, 2019
The Department of Astronomy would like to welcome our incoming graduate students for the 2019-2020 school year. From left to right: Ness Mayker, Caprice Phillips, Kiersten Boley, Alison Duck, and…
August 15, 2019
Leading experts, including Nobel Prize Winner Rai Weiss and OSU's very own John Beacom among others, discuss the future and far future of gravitational wave astronomy from upgrading LIGO to larger…
August 6, 2019
From COSI to NASA to the President's Prize, Anna Voelker's story is a journey that started with struggle. Read more about Anna's journey and her success here!

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