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May 22, 2018

The Works: Ohio Center for History, Art & Technology and Ohio State Newark are proud to announce the grand opening of the newest exhibit at The Works, a SciDome planetarium, on Saturday, June…

May 22, 2018

A group of astronomy and physics students recently got a firsthand look at the Green Bank Telescope, the world’s largest steerable radio telescope in Green Bank, West Virginia.

Located away…

April 30, 2018

 

In the evening:

Around 9pm when the sky is finally getting darker look toward the west. You will see an incredibly bright spot up in the sky which is the planet Venus. As the sky fades you…

August 26, 2016
100 years ago in 1916, congress formed the National Park Service within the U.S. Department of the Interior to administer the 39 national parks and monuments that had been designated starting in the…
April 16, 2015

At their April 10 meeting, the Ohio State University Board of Trustees in recognition of contributions to the College of Arts and Sciences by Gerald and Ann Newsom and David and Sheryl Price,…

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…

September 6, 2013

After nearly two weeks of integration and testing, our new Spitz SciDome XD digial projector system was fired up and achieved "first light" inside the newly renovated OSU Planetarium.

This…

September 4, 2013

The end of the renovation is in sight.  The SciDome XD projector has arrived and is being installed, and on 2013 Sept 3 and 4, a crew led by Eric Melenbrink of Ash Enterprises (a sub-contractor…

July 29, 2013

The crew from Spitz Inc. put the last rivets into our new NanoSeam dome on Saturday, July 27, finally enclosing the space that for nearly a year has been a big, empty concrete chamber.

OSU…