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2012 Spring Public Star Party

April 22, 2012
The OSU Astronomy Department will hold its Spring 2012 Public Star Party on Saturday, April 28, from 8:30-11pm, in conjunction with Global Astronomy Day 2012.

Undergraduate Wins Prestigious Goldwater Scholarship

April 5, 2012
Johnny Greco, a junior double major in Astronomy & Astrophysics and Physics, has been named a 2012 Goldwater Scholar, the highest award for undergraduate researchers in science, math, or engineering.

Biard Lecture - Sizing Up the Universe: The Cosmos in Perspective

April 4, 2012
The Sun is so large that a million Earths could fit inside it, yet there are stars much larger than the Sun, and the distances between them are truly awesome. The large sizes encountered in astronomy are part of its fascination, but depicting them is perhaps astronomy's greatest challenge.