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July 29, 2011
While the office of Astronomy Professor Anil Pradhan appears to be like any other office, there is something extremely unique happening within. Amongst the countless hardcopies of published research…
July 29, 2011
Astronomy is considered the most ancient of all sciences, and many believe that the field has recently undergone a “golden age” where our understanding of the Universe is now increasing by the month…
July 29, 2011
At 10:25 am on the fourth floor of McPherson at The Ohio State University, the last few collared shirts—both Hawaiian and polo—struggle to hold their bikes or laptops in one hand, while fumbling…
July 26, 2011
Undergraduate astronomy majors at Ohio State have the opportunity to collect data at Kitt Peak National Observatory in Arizona, work on the latest instruments that will be used to obtain data from…
July 26, 2011
Ever since the revelation that the majority of galaxies in the universe host a supermassive black hole at their centers, astronomers have been working to measure the masses of these black holes in…
July 26, 2011
While the search for exoplanets often demands some of the world’s largest, most expensive telescopes, Ohio State graduate student Thomas Beatty is using the Kilodegree Extremely Little Telescope, or…
July 26, 2011
Unlike his colleagues involved with the Kepler space telescope who are interested in studying exoplanets, Ohio State faculty member Professor Marc Pinsonneault is more anxious to study the stars…
March 23, 2011
Early in his astronomy graduate education, Jason Eastman began an extensive project: observing hundreds of exoplanets using his telescope, the Dedicated Monitor of Exotransits telescope, or DEMONEX.…