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January 9, 2016
Eta Carinae, the most luminous and massive stellar system within 10,000 light-years, is best known for an enormous eruption seen in the mid-19th century that hurled at least 10 times the sun's mass…
April 15, 2015
At their April 10 meeting, the Ohio State University Board of Trustees in recognition of contributions to the College of Arts and Sciences by Gerald and Ann Newsom and David and Sheryl Price,…
January 14, 2015
The American Astronomical Society (AAS) awarded David H. Weinberg, the Henry L. Cox Professor in Astronomy and Distinguished Professor of Mathematical and Physical Sciences, the Lancelot M. Berkeley…
January 8, 2015
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…
September 4, 2014
In 2007, Ohio State received an anonymous gift of $20 million to support the exploration of outer space, which funds student fellowships and two faculty chairs named for men known for their…
July 30, 2014
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…
January 15, 2014
The American Astronomical Society has announced that OSU Professor Chris Hirata has been awarded this year's Helen B. Warner Prize for observational or theoretical research by a young astronomer.  …
October 31, 2013
 Astronomers at The Ohio State University have calculated the odds that, sometime during the next 50 years, a supernova occurring in our home galaxy will be visible from Earth.The good news: they’ve…
November 19, 2012
In a paper to appear in the Astrophysical Journal, researchers led by OSU graduate student Ben Shapee describe observations of recent supernova 2011fe that they captured with the Large Binocular…