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Christopher Hirata Awarded New Horizons Physics Prize

May 23, 2018
Christopher Hirata, Professor of Physics and Astronomy at The Ohio State University
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 tools of precision cosmology,” according to the awarders of the annual Breakthrough Prize.

Kris Stanek Named a 2018 University Distinguished Scholar

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 combiled a substantial body of research, as well as younger faculty members who have de

SciDome Planetarium Wins Collaboration of the Year

December 12, 2017
Rendering of new planetarium in Newark

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 being built on The Works’ campus and should be completed in June 2018.