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January 24, 2017
Ohio State’s All-Sky Automated Search for Supernovae (ASAS-SN) project has received a new, five-year, $2.4 million grant from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation to double the size of the project…
January 7, 2017
Astronomy Assistant Professor Laura Lopez presented a keynote talk entitled "The Tumultuous Lives and Deaths of Stars" at the 229th meeting of the American Astronomical Society on January 4, 2017.…
December 13, 2016
Astronomy Assistant Professor Adam Leroy was awarded a prestigious Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award from the National Science Foundation, which supports junior faculty who are…
November 23, 2016
Four Ohio State University faculty, including Astronomy Profesosr Barbara Ryden, have been elected this year as Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).Professor…
November 21, 2016
Undergraduate Astronomy & Astrophysics majors Fangze Liu, Joseph Schulze, and Andrew Taylor have been awarded Undergraduate Research Scholarships from the Arts & Sciences Honors Committee.…
October 26, 2016
Astronomy graduate student Steven Villanueva Jr. won the graduate student award for best oral presentation in Physics and Astronomy at the 2016 Conference of the Society for the Advancment of…
March 7, 2016
In the mid-2020s, NASA will launch a new space telescope that can map the Milky Way galaxy and the distant universe 100 times faster than the famed Hubble Space Telescope. Ohio State researchers…
February 22, 2016
Laura Lopez, assistant professor, astronomy, will receive the 2016 Annie Jump Cannon Award for outstanding research by early-career female astronomers (an astronomer within five years of receiving…
January 14, 2016
In this week’s issue of the journal Science, OSU astronomers report the discovery of the most powerful supernova ever seen.  The object at the center could be a very rare type of star called a…