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May 7, 2020

President's Prize winner Anna Voelker wanted to make STEM more inclusive. She created the SciAccess Conference, which welcomed 250 attendees and 60 speakers from around the world. We can't wait to…

May 6, 2020
Congratulations 2020 Department of Astronomy Graduates!!!

On  Sunday, May 3, 2020, the Department of Astronomy held its first graduation ceremony of the modern era. We celebrated the completion…

April 28, 2020

Todd Thompson, professor and vice-chair in the Department of Astronomy, has received the Distinguished Scholar Award, which honors six Ohio State faculty members who demonstrate scholarly activity…

March 31, 2020

Department of Astronomy Visiting Scholar David Martin and 2017 Ph.D. graduate Tom Holoien have been selected as fellows for the 2020 NASA Hubble Fellowship Program (NHFP), which enables…

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…