August 21, 2020

An upcoming NASA mission could find that there are more rogue planets – planets that float in space without orbiting a sun – than there are stars in the Milky Way, a new study theorizes.

August 12, 2020

The primary IT service provider for the Department of Astronomy, and functions as a member of the Arts and Sciences Technology Services (ASCTech) Operations – Support team, providing…

August 11, 2020

This summer, the OSU Department of Astronomy hosted 18 students for the Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP). These students conducted astronomy research projects that were performed…

August 11, 2020

Supernovae are some of the brightest objects in the Universe, not only in light but also in neutrinos. In 1987, neutrino experiments got their first sampling of these supernova…

July 31, 2020

Two Ohio State Astronomers make the Office of Research's list of 150 years of innovation.

Congratulations to

Kris Stanek for his research on the explosive deaths of massive stars…

July 31, 2020

For two decades, astronomers have argued over how much carbon, nitrogen and especially oxygen lie within our closest star — a dispute with implications for the entire universe.



July 27, 2020

Astronomers are preparing to further study the atmospheres of planets discovered through NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) mission to identify the most promising exoplanets —…

July 20, 2020
Data shows that about 6 billion years ago, the universe’s expansion accelerated

A new three-dimensional map, built after decades of collecting and analyzing data from the skies, shows how the…

July 14, 2020

Looking for something to do to cure your COVID blues?

From July 12-28 you can see this incredible comet gracing our skies just after sunset in the Northwest horizon, right under the Big…