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May 8, 2017

David Weinberg was surprised at our morning Astronomy Coffee today to learn he has been named a Distinguished University Professor. The Distinguished University Professor title is awarded to no…

May 4, 2017

Astrophysicist Paul Sutter and undergraduate astronomy & astrophysics major Anna Voelker have launched a new video series called We Don't Planet on space.com that explores and explains…

April 12, 2017

We are incredibly saddened to report the death of Gary Steigman, our friend and colleague. Gary passed away on April 9, 2017 from injuries he suffered in a bad fall the previous week.…

March 30, 2017

We are pleased to announce that David Will was awarded a 2017 Distinguished Staff Award! The Distinguished Staff Award is awarded annually to 12 staff members at The Ohio State University, and…

March 27, 2017
We are pleased to announce that Professor Marc Pinsonneault is one of the 2017 University Distinguished Scholars! Marc was surprised during our morning AstroCoffee on Wednesday, March 22 by a group…
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…

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).