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September 28, 2022

The department is beyond happy to award the Ann S. Tuttle Citizenship Award to Caprice Phillips.

As a reminder, the Tuttle Citizenship Award description:

Our field and Department…

September 24, 2022

Galactic superwinds – large outflows of gas created by a combination of supernova explosions and stellar winds – are closely connected to a galaxy’s earliest stages of development and…

July 21, 2022

Recent graduate Kevin Hoy makes "Newsworthy Talks" for his talk on Modeling Phosphorus Spectra for Extraterrestrial Biosignatures at the 53rd Annual Meeting of the American Physical Society’s…

July 20, 2022

On July 12, NASA shared the debut images from the fully operational James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) — the most powerful space observatory ever built.

Among the close-ups of cosmic cliffs…

July 11, 2022

Richard Pogge of The Ohio State University describes the SDSS-V as “one of the most scientifically productive ground-based surveys ever.”

“I've derived a great deal of satisfaction out…

June 16, 2022

After two decades of debate, scientists are getting closer to figuring out exactly what the sun — and thus the whole universe — is made of.

The sun is mostly composed of hydrogen and…

June 13, 2022

There is no doubt that modern astronomical surveys have completely revolutionized cosmology. For example, the Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS) was the first to detect baryon acoustic oscillations …

June 11, 2022

Congratulations to Professor Scott Gaudi, who has won the Alumni Medalist Award! 

The Alumni Medalist Award is the highest honor afforded by The Ohio State University Alumni Association.…

May 4, 2022

A physicist who has made significant contributions to cosmology and popularized science in multiple formats is the 2022 James Corones Award in Leadership, Community Building and Communication from…