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March 18, 2020

For 25 years, astronomy researchers at The Ohio State University have gathered daily at 10:30 a.m., filling a conference room, cradling cups of coffee, and ready to engage in some friendly-but-…

March 11, 2020

Steven Prohira from CCAPP talks about his neutrino experiments. Click here to read the full article.

One of the greatest mysteries in astrophysics these days is a tiny subatomic particle…

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…

January 10, 2020

Christopher Kochanek, professor and Ohio Eminent Scholar in the Department of Astronomy, has won the 2020 Dannie Heineman Prize for Astrophysics, awarded jointly by the American Institute of…

December 17, 2019

"I’ve always been a geek and a nerd,” says astronomy professor Scott Gaudi, recalling a time when his second grade teacher assigned his class to memorize the planets in order of distance from the…

December 13, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO -- Astronomers are making the case for a new mission to search for Earth-like planets outside our solar system.

The mission, nicknamed "HabEx" for "The Habitable Exoplanet…