astrophysics News


Mission Press Releases

  • Ancient signals from the early universe
    University of Basel - Monday, February 13, 2017
    Posted on: 2/13/2017 11:28:01 PM PDT

  • Next-Generation Dark-Matter Detector in a Race to the Finish Line
    Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory - Monday, February 13, 2017
    Posted on: 2/13/2017 6:02:59 PM PDT

  • Both push and pull drive our galaxy's race through space
    Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Tuesday, February 7, 2017
    Posted on: 2/7/2017 2:38:51 PM PDT

  • Cosmic dust that formed our planets traced to giant stars
    University of Edinburgh - Tuesday, February 7, 2017
    Posted on: 2/7/2017 2:38:13 PM PDT

  • Remote Observation Center for Keck Observatory Opens in Maryland
    Universities Space Research Association - Thursday, February 2, 2017
    Posted on: 2/2/2017 5:47:21 PM PDT

  • Call for Submissions for David N. Schramm Science Journalism Award
    American Astronomical Society - Tuesday, January 31, 2017
    Posted on: 1/31/2017 11:15:21 PM PDT

  • IAU Reacts to US Executive Order Banning Access from Seven Countries
    International Astronomical Union - Tuesday, January 31, 2017
    Posted on: 1/31/2017 11:14:18 PM PDT

  • Royal Astronomical Society Response to US Order Banning Entry from Seven Countries
    Royal Astronomical Society - Tuesday, January 31, 2017
    Posted on: 1/31/2017 11:11:46 PM PDT

  • American Astronomical Society Joins Call for President to Rescind Executive Order on Visas & Immigration
    American Astronomical Society - Tuesday, January 31, 2017
    Posted on: 1/31/2017 10:25:47 PM PDT

  • Study reveals substantial evidence of holographic universe
    University of Leicester - Monday, January 30, 2017
    Posted on: 1/30/2017 1:50:50 PM PDT

  • Top High-Energy-Astrophysics Prize Awarded to LIGO Scientist
    Louisiana State University - Wednesday, January 25, 2017
    Posted on: 1/25/2017 9:24:27 PM PDT

  • Cosmologists a Step Closer to Understanding Quantum Gravity
    University of Portsmouth - Tuesday, January 24, 2017
    Posted on: 1/24/2017 11:45:43 PM PDT

  • Becklin Selected for American Astronomical Society Lectureship
    University of California Los Angeles - Tuesday, January 24, 2017
    Posted on: 1/24/2017 11:43:28 PM PDT

  • New Supercomputer "Minerva" Will Calculate Gravitational Waves Faster
    Albert Einstein Institute -
    Posted on: 1/24/2017 8:10:08 PM PDT

  • eROSITA X-ray Telescope Travels to Russia for Launch in 2018
    Max Planck Institute - Sunday, January 22, 2017
    Posted on: 1/22/2017 8:28:57 PM PDT

  • McLean to Receive American Astronomical Society's Weber Award
    University of California Los Angeles - Wednesday, January 18, 2017
    Posted on: 1/19/2017 12:49:38 AM PDT

  • UW-Madison Astrophysics Innovator Lawler Wins National Award
    University of Wisconsin-Madison - Wednesday, January 18, 2017
    Posted on: 1/18/2017 5:57:56 PM PDT

  • Contracts Signed for Extremely Large Telescope Mirrors and Sensors
    European Southern Observatory -
    Posted on: 1/18/2017 5:56:59 PM PDT

  • Presumed Young Star Turns Out to Be a Galactic Senior Citizen
    Ruhr-University Bochum - Tuesday, January 17, 2017
    Posted on: 1/17/2017 4:57:01 PM PDT

  • Royal Astronomical Society Honors Leading Astronomers & Geophysicists
    Royal Astronomical Society - Friday, January 13, 2017
    Posted on: 1/13/2017 11:56:57 PM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • NASA and NSF Select 6 Proposals for Dusty Plasma Investigations
    NASA HQ - February 10, 2017
    Posted on: 2/10/2017 9:42:53 PM PDT

  • Laser Interferometer Space Antenna
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - February 7, 2017
    Posted on: 2/7/2017 2:36:43 PM PDT

  • Electron & Positron Fluxes in Primary Cosmic Rays measured with the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer on the Space Station
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - January 27, 2017
    Posted on: 1/27/2017 11:11:24 PM PDT

  • Precision Pointing of Antennas in Space Using Arrays of Shape Memory Alloy Based Linear Actuators
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - January 27, 2017
    Posted on: 1/27/2017 3:53:49 PM PDT

  • Search for Cosmic Ray Anisotropy with the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer on the International Space Station
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - January 2, 2017
    Posted on: 1/2/2017 8:09:42 PM PDT

  • High Statistics Measurement of the Positron Fraction in Primary Cosmic Rays with the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer on the International Space Station
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - January 2, 2017
    Posted on: 1/2/2017 8:08:50 PM PDT

  • Video: Artist's impression video of the exotic binary star system AR Scorpii
    European Southern Observatory - January 2, 2017
    Posted on: 1/2/2017 8:01:55 PM PDT

  • NASA ROSES-16 Amendment 50: Revisions to D.3 APRA
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - December 13, 2016
    Posted on: 12/13/2016 5:28:20 PM PDT

  • Information-Theoretic Approach to Optimize JWST Observations and Retrievals of Transiting Exoplanet Atmospheres
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - December 8, 2016
    Posted on: 12/8/2016 6:07:37 PM PDT

  • NASA ROSES-16 Amendment 48: Release of IGHAPS Draft Text
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - December 7, 2016
    Posted on: 12/7/2016 7:54:45 PM PDT

  • James Webb Space Telescope: Project Meeting Cost and Schedule Commitments but Continues to Use Reserves to Address Challenges
    Government Accountability Office - December 7, 2016
    Posted on: 12/7/2016 7:40:07 PM PDT

  • Astroinformatics Challenges from Next-generation Radio Continuum Surveys
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - December 2, 2016
    Posted on: 12/2/2016 6:14:51 PM PDT

  • A Case Study in Astronomical 3-D Printing: The Mysterious Eta Carinae
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - December 1, 2016
    Posted on: 12/1/2016 4:28:56 PM PDT

  • Finding UV-Visible Path Forward: Proceedings: Community Workshop to Plan the Future of UV/Visible Space Astrophysics
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - December 1, 2016
    Posted on: 12/1/2016 4:28:05 PM PDT

  • Debian Astro: An open computing platform for astronomy
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - November 23, 2016
    Posted on: 11/23/2016 4:32:19 PM PDT

  • Astrophysics Source Code Library: Here we grow again!
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - November 21, 2016
    Posted on: 11/21/2016 4:01:09 PM PDT

  • Pre-feasibility Study of Astronomical Data Archive Systems Powered by Public Cloud Computing and Hadoop Hive
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - November 21, 2016
    Posted on: 11/21/2016 4:00:11 PM PDT

  • Earliest Datable Records of Aurora-like Phenomena in the Astronomical Diaries from Babylonia
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - November 17, 2016
    Posted on: 11/17/2016 4:31:10 PM PDT

  • NASA Astrophysics 2016 MIDEX AO Amended November 14, 2016
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - November 14, 2016
    Posted on: 11/15/2016 1:54:19 AM PDT

  • Stellar magnetic activity & variability of oscillation parameters - 24 solar-like stars observed by Kepler
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - November 8, 2016
    Posted on: 11/8/2016 2:47:33 PM PDT