In-depth 3D model of Milky Way details galactic "warp"
A new study co-authored by postdoctoral astronomy fellow Radek Poleski used light from thousands of stars to create the most detailed 3D model of the Milky Way galaxy yet.
M.S. Sofia Chair in Arabic Studies finds clues to unknown Arabic history
Ahmad Al-Jallad, M.S. Sofia Chair of Arabic Studies and associate professor of the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, searches through the Harrah — a vast desert region nestled within the northern Arabian Peninsula — in hopes of finding inscriptions that tell the forgotten story of the region's ancient past.
PhD student dives into sea anemone research
Heather Glon, a doctoral student in the Department of Evolution, Ecology and Organismal Biology, studies the evolution and diversity of sea anemones, which she's trekked all across the northern hemisphere to find.
Seven things to know about the Modern Head sculpture
Modern Head, a new sculpture on campus between Smith and McPherson Laboratories, was designed by famed artist and Ohio State alumnus Roy Lichtenstein.
Former TBDBITL member, communication alum selected to Thunderbirds aerial demonstration team
Kyle Oliver, a 2010 alumnus of the School of Communication and former TBDBITL squad leader, will soon pilot an F-16 jet through the skies with the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds.
Climate change, humanities converge in Louisiana Field School
Associate professors Thomas Davis or English and Mary Thomas of women's, gender and sexuality studies recently took a group of students to southern Louisiana, where they grappled with environmental issues caused by climate change, Hurricane Katrina and fossil fuel extraction.
Ancient community experienced modern urban problems, study finds
Residents of one of the world's first communities were also some of the first to experience modern urban problems, according to research published by Distinguished University Professor Clark Spencer Larsen.
Four faculty named Arts and Sciences Distinguished Professors for 2019
The 2019 Arts and Sciences Distinguished Professors are Alice Conklin of the Department of History, Steve MacEachern of the Department of Statistics, Mark Pitt of the Department of Psychology and Linda Mizejewski of the Department of Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies.
Mapping groundwater's influence on the world's oceans
Researchers at Ohio State, including Earth sciences assistant professor Audrey Sawyer, teamed up with scientists with NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory to create high-resolution maps of points around the Earth where groundwater meets oceans. The analysis is the first of its kind and gives important data points to communities and conservationists to help protect drinking water and seawater.
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