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September 24, 2018
The Department of Astronomy at The Ohio State University had four PhD candidates successfully defend their PhDs in the summer of 2018. All four secured prestigious post-graduate (postdoctoral)…
June 14, 2018
Paul Sutter received a Women and Philanthropy grant award to connect OSU STEAM Factory faculty, including from the Department of Astronomy, with the COSI after-school outreach team to co-develop new…
June 4, 2018
The All Sky Automated Survey for SuperNovae (ASAS-SN) has been awarded a grant from Ohio State’s Women & Philanthropy! The grant will fund the follow-up observations necessary to characterize and…
May 23, 2018
Christopher Hirata received the New Horizons in Physics Prize “for fundamental contributions to understanding the physics of early galaxy formation and to sharpening and applying the most powerful…
May 15, 2018
A group of astronomy and physics students recently got a firsthand look at the Green Bank Telescope, the world’s largest steerable radio telescope in Green Bank, West Virginia.Located away from…
April 17, 2018
Bradley Peterson, professor emeritus and former chair of the Department of Astronomy, has been awarded a NASA Exceptional Service Medal, one of the space agency’s most prestigious annual honors.…
April 4, 2018
The Simons Foundation has named Todd Thompson, professor of the Department of Astronomy, as a 2018 Simons Fellow in theoretical physics. Thompson is one of only 52 fellows, and one of only 12 in…
March 7, 2018
Krzysztof (Kris) Stanek, professor of astronomy, has received the university's Distinguished Scholar Award, which recognizes exceptional scholarly accomplishments by senior professors who have…
December 12, 2017
SciDome Planetarium, a partnership between OSU Newark and The Works, has won “Collaboration of the Year” for the 2017 Explore Licking County IMPACT Award! The $1.4 million SciDome planetarium is…