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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…

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…

November 30, 2017

OSU Astronomy student Anna Voelker is one of two graduating seniors to be selected as recipients of the 2018 President’s Prize, the highest university recognition bestowed on exceptional students…

November 27, 2017

Ohio State University undergraduate Connor Basinger has won a prestigious Arts and Sciences Honors Committee Undergraduate Research Scholarship. Connor is investigating how spectroscopic measures…

September 6, 2017

Ohio State Astrophysicist and COSI Chief Scientist Dr. Paul Sutter accepted the award for "Best Director" at the Escape Velocity Film Festival for Song of the Stars! The award cited the innovative…

August 30, 2017

John Beacom, Professor of Physics and Astronomy and Director of the Center for Cosmology and Astro-Particle Physics (CCAPP), has been named one of seven new Arts and Science Distinguished…