January 13, 2022

Ohio State University scientists are collaborating on an international effort to produce a 3D map of the universe in unprecedented detail, allowing physicists and astronomers a clearer…

January 12, 2022

Congratulations to Kiersten Boley and Romy Rodriguez Martinez for their selection as NASA ExoExplorers! 

The Exoplanet Explorers (ExoExplorers) Science Series aims to enable the…

December 20, 2021

The Department of Astronomy is excited to announce the winners of the following Awards and Scholarships: 

December 20, 2021

The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation has awarded the Humboldt Research Award to Adam Leroy, an associate professor in the Department of Astronomy. The honor is granted to internationally leading…

December 6, 2021

The Department of Astronomy is proud to announce two new presidential fellows:

Romy Rodriguez Martinez - who works on the detection and characterization of transiting exoplanets.

December 6, 2021

We congratulate the winners of the first #BlackInAstro undergraduate research competition:

December 6, 2021

Distinguished University Professor David Weinberg is one of two faculty members of the Ohio State College of Arts and Sciences who have been named to the annual Highly Cited Researchers 2021 list…

November 17, 2021

The Astronomy Department's Imaging Sciences Laboratory (ISL) reached a major milestone this week with the shipment of the first robotic focal plane system (FPS) to Apache Point…

November 10, 2021
More than 3,100 volunteers search the Milky Way in new project

Volunteer citizen scientists parsing data from a network of telescopes around the world this year identified 10,000 new variable…