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“Assassin” Targets Supernovae in Our Neighborhood of the Universe

January 8, 2015
Photo of a Supernova shot by the All-Sky Automated Survey for Supernovae

SEATTLE—While many astronomical collaborations use powerful telescopes to target individual objects in the distant universe, a new project at The Ohio State University is doing something radically different: using small telescopes to study a growing portion of the nearby universe all at once.

Welcome New Planetarium Director Dr. Wayne Schlingman!

July 30, 2014
Photo of Wayne M. Schlingman

Wayne M. Schlingman, the new director of the Ohio State Planetarium, has a room with an enviable view with seats he will never have trouble filling. And he's ready to start taking people out of this world.

Sssh: Astronomers at Work

August 22, 2012
Graduate students Kate Grier and Calen Henderson recently attended training on how to use the SciDome projection system at the Spitz Summer Institute.