astrophysics News


Mission Press Releases

  • 10th Annual Astronomy Festival on the National Mall
    National Science Foundation - Friday, June 21, 2019
    Posted on: 6/21/2019 7:37:45 PM PDT

  • Fred Rasio Receives 2019 Brouwer Award
    Northwestern University - Thursday, June 20, 2019
    Posted on: 6/20/2019 6:15:19 PM PDT

  • American Astronomical Society to Acquire Sky & Telescope
    American Astronomical Society - Tuesday, June 18, 2019
    Posted on: 6/18/2019 7:41:36 PM PDT

  • What if dark matter is lighter? Report calls for small experiments to broaden the hunt
    Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory - Thursday, June 13, 2019
    Posted on: 6/13/2019 8:34:54 PM PDT

  • A new candidate for dark matter and a way to detect it
    University of California-Davis - Thursday, June 13, 2019
    Posted on: 6/13/2019 8:33:30 PM PDT

  • Job Opening at European Southern Observatory: Head of Dept. of Communication
    European Southern Observatory - Tuesday, June 11, 2019
    Posted on: 6/11/2019 9:12:40 PM PDT

  • Chairwoman Johnson and Rep. González-Colón Introduce the Vera Rubin Survey Telescope Designation Act
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - Tuesday, June 11, 2019
    Posted on: 6/11/2019 9:10:08 PM PDT

  • A new candidate for dark matter and a way to detect it
    University of California-Davis - Monday, June 10, 2019
    Posted on: 6/10/2019 11:36:01 PM PDT

  • AURA Statement on the Starlink Constellation of Satellites
    Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy - Thursday, June 6, 2019
    Posted on: 6/6/2019 9:06:32 PM PDT

  • Media Invited to Workshops on Neutron Star Mergers
    Rochester Institute of Technology - Friday, May 17, 2019
    Posted on: 5/17/2019 3:50:30 PM PDT

  • Opening Statement of Ranking Member Frank Lucas Full Committee Hearing on the Event Horizon Telescope Image of a Black Hole
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - Thursday, May 16, 2019
    Posted on: 5/16/2019 2:13:03 PM PDT

  • Chairwoman Johnson’s Opening Statement for Event Horizon Telescope Hearing
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - Thursday, May 16, 2019
    Posted on: 5/16/2019 1:54:33 PM PDT

  • National Science Foundation announces new Diamond Achievement Award
    National Science Foundation - Friday, May 10, 2019
    Posted on: 5/10/2019 3:40:44 PM PDT

  • Lithium in Ancient Star Gives New Clues for Big Bang Nucleosynthesis
    Instituto de Astrofisica de Canarias - Wednesday, April 17, 2019
    Posted on: 4/17/2019 7:17:53 PM PDT

  • Explosion on Tiny Star 10 Times More Powerful Than Solar Flare
    University of Warwick - Wednesday, April 17, 2019
    Posted on: 4/17/2019 7:16:35 PM PDT

  • Astronomer Snezana Stanimirovic Named a 2019 Guggenheim Fellow
    University of Wisconsin-Madison - Sunday, April 14, 2019
    Posted on: 4/14/2019 9:05:59 PM PDT

  • Register Now: April 17 Town Hall Webinar for Upcoming Decadal Survey on Astronomy and Astrophysics
    National Academy of Sciences - Tuesday, April 9, 2019
    Posted on: 4/9/2019 9:05:28 PM PDT

  • NASA Awards 2019 Postdoctoral Fellowships
    Space Telescope Science Institute - Thursday, April 4, 2019
    Posted on: 4/4/2019 2:26:17 PM PDT

  • The Standard Siren -- A Novel Idea Using Gravitational Waves
    University of California Santa Barbara - Tuesday, April 2, 2019
    Posted on: 4/2/2019 6:08:34 PM PDT

  • NSF press conference on first result from Event Horizon Telescope project
    National Science Foundation - Monday, April 1, 2019
    Posted on: 4/2/2019 1:21:57 AM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • NASA Astrophysics Explorer Solicitations Amended on June 11, 2019
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - June 11, 2019
    Posted on: 6/11/2019 7:06:31 PM PDT

  • The 3.6 meter Devasthal Optical Telescope: From inception to realisation
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - May 30, 2019
    Posted on: 5/31/2019 12:58:29 AM PDT

  • Results from an Einstein@Home search for continuous gravitational waves from Cassiopeia A, Vela Jr. and G347.3
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - April 8, 2019
    Posted on: 4/8/2019 1:56:11 PM PDT

  • James Webb Space Telescope: Opportunity Nears to Provide Additional Assurance That Project Can Meet New Cost and Schedule Commitments
    Government Accountability Office - March 26, 2019
    Posted on: 3/26/2019 9:06:31 PM PDT

  • Modeling with the Crowd: Optimizing the Human-Machine Partnership with Zooniverse
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - March 20, 2019
    Posted on: 3/20/2019 3:50:33 PM PDT

  • GREENBURST: a commensal fast radio burst search back-end for the Green Bank Telescope
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - March 13, 2019
    Posted on: 3/14/2019 2:14:08 AM PDT

  • Critical, Strategic Importance of Adaptive Optics-Assisted Ground-Based Telescopes for the Success of Future NASA Exoplanet Direct Imaging Missions
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - March 13, 2019
    Posted on: 3/14/2019 2:13:35 AM PDT

  • NASA ROSES-18 Amendment 61: Second ADAP Opportunity in 2018 released
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - March 6, 2019
    Posted on: 2/6/2019 3:19:58 PM PDT

  • Cosmology from the Chinese Space Station Optical Survey (CSS-OS)
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - January 16, 2019
    Posted on: 1/16/2019 10:04:30 PM PDT

  • The Expanded Giant Metrewave Radio Telescope
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - January 7, 2019
    Posted on: 1/7/2019 3:55:01 PM PDT

  • Modular Inflatable Composites for Space Telescopes
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - January 3, 2019
    Posted on: 1/4/2019 1:04:00 AM PDT

  • NASA ROSES-18 Amendment 48: D.3 APRA Changes in Scope, Requirements, and Points of Contact
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - December 18, 2018
    Posted on: 12/18/2018 5:41:04 PM PDT

  • Spitzer Observations of Interstellar Object 1I/`Oumuamua
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - November 21, 2018
    Posted on: 11/21/2018 8:35:00 PM PDT

  • Draft NASA Astrophysics Explorers Program Solicitations Released for Community Comment
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - November 6, 2018
    Posted on: 11/6/2018 10:36:57 PM PDT

  • NASA ROSES-18 Amendment 32: D.10 NuSTAR GO Total Text Replacement
    NASA HQ - October 5, 2018
    Posted on: 10/5/2018 5:04:10 PM PDT

  • Radio Interferometers Larger than Earth: Lessons Learned and Forward Look of Space VLBI
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - October 2, 2018
    Posted on: 10/3/2018 2:15:20 AM PDT

  • NASA ROSES-18 Amendment 28: NICER GO Final Text
    NASA HQ - September 21, 2018
    Posted on: 9/21/2018 7:01:58 PM PDT

  • The Origins Space Telescope
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - September 21, 2018
    Posted on: 9/21/2018 7:00:09 PM PDT

  • Possible dwarf nova on the Digitized Sky Survey plates
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - September 10, 2018
    Posted on: 9/11/2018 1:50:24 AM PDT

  • Fast Radio Burst 121102 Pulse Detection and Periodicity: A Machine Learning Approach
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - September 10, 2018
    Posted on: 9/11/2018 1:49:34 AM PDT