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April 22, 2012
 The OSU Astronomy Department will be holding a public star party on Saturday, April 28 2012 from 8:30-11:00pm  on the roof of Smith Laboratory on the OSU Main Campus in Columbus Ohio, weather…
April 5, 2012
Johnny Greco, a junior double major in Astronomy & Astrophysics and Physics, has been named a 2012 Goldwater Scholar. This is the highest award for undergraduate researchers in science, math, or…
April 4, 2012
5th Annual R. Jack and Forest Lynn Biard Lectureship in Cosmology and AstrophysicsWednesday April 18, 2012 at 5:00 pm Location: McPherson Lab - Room 1000 - 140 W 18th Ave, Columbus Speaker: J.…
April 1, 2012
Tuesday, June 5, 2012, 5-11pm The OSU Astronomy Department will be holding a public program to observe the Transit of Venus across the Sun on Tuesday, June 5, 2012, from 5:00-11:00pm on the OSU Main…
January 18, 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's…
December 5, 2011
An otherwise nondescript binary star system in the Whirlpool Galaxy has brought astronomers tantalizingly close to their goal of observing a star just before it goes supernova.A study by OSU…
November 17, 2011
The highly-coveted NSF CAREER award will allow astronomy associate professor Scott Gaudi to take his scientific investigations to the next level, supporting his new project, The Demographics of…
August 1, 2011
Well known for being the brightest and largest globular cluster in the Milky Way Galaxy, Omega Centauri is also considered one of the strangest.Although Omega Centauri’s peculiarities have been a…
August 1, 2011
In addition to partnering on Large Binocular Telescope and the 2.4-meter telescope at MDM observatory in Arizona, the Imaging Sciences Lab has developed a number of important astronomical instruments…