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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…

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…

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…

August 22, 2012

 

Astronomy graduate students Kate Grier and Calen Henderson are jazzed by what they learned this month at the intensive week-long Spitz Summer Institute, offered by the makers of the uber-…

August 7, 2012

The Dr. Pliny A. and Margaret H. Price Prize of the Center for Cosmology and Astro-Particle Physics (CCAPP) is supported by generous gifts from Steve Price and Jill Levy, and is named after Steve'…

July 24, 2012

Scott Gaudi, Astronomy; and Christopher Hirata, Astronomy and Physics, are two of 96 researchers President Obama named this week as recipients of the Presidential Early Career Awards for…

June 25, 2012

 

Planet-hunting requires infinite patience, a passion for discovery bordering on the obsessive-compulsive, really good math skills, sophisticated telescopes costing millions of dollars—and…