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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…

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…

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.…

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…