astrophysics News


Mission Press Releases

  • Astronomers Propose a New Method for Detecting Black Holes
    Instituto de Astrofisica de Canarias - Friday, October 19, 2018
    Posted on: 10/19/2018 4:46:00 PM PDT

  • The state of the early universe: The beginning was fluid
    University of Copenhagen - Thursday, October 18, 2018
    Posted on: 10/18/2018 3:23:11 PM PDT

  • Aron Wall Wins Breakthrough New Horizons Prize
    Stanford University - Wednesday, October 17, 2018
    Posted on: 10/17/2018 2:53:37 PM PDT

  • New Infrared Telescope First to Monitor Entire Northern Sky
    Australian National University - Monday, October 15, 2018
    Posted on: 10/15/2018 4:53:31 PM PDT

  • Researchers detect high-energy rays from powerful star system
    University of Rochester - Thursday, October 4, 2018
    Posted on: 10/5/2018 1:04:11 AM PDT

  • Astronomers discover sonic boom from powerful unseen explosion
    Dunlap Institute for Astronomy & Astrophysics - Thursday, October 4, 2018
    Posted on: 10/5/2018 1:03:01 AM PDT

  • VLA sky survey reveals first 'orphan' gamma ray burst
    National Radio Astronomy Observatory - Thursday, October 4, 2018
    Posted on: 10/5/2018 1:01:56 AM PDT

  • Keck Observatory Awarded Grant to Develop Next-Generation Adaptive Optics
    W.M. Keck Observatory - Thursday, October 4, 2018
    Posted on: 10/4/2018 10:21:20 PM PDT

  • Ireland to Become 16th Member State of the European Southern Observatory
    European Southern Observatory - Saturday, September 29, 2018
    Posted on: 9/29/2018 2:07:06 PM PDT

  • TSARDI: a Machine Learning data rejection algorithm for transiting exoplanet light curves
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - Thursday, September 27, 2018
    Posted on: 9/27/2018 4:48:34 PM PDT

  • The Origins Space Telescope (OST) Mission Concept Study Interim Report
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - Thursday, September 27, 2018
    Posted on: 9/27/2018 4:47:42 PM PDT

  • The LUVOIR Mission Concept Study Interim Report
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - Thursday, September 27, 2018
    Posted on: 9/27/2018 4:45:42 PM PDT

  • The notorious luminous blue variable star
    University of California Santa Barbara - Thursday, September 27, 2018
    Posted on: 9/27/2018 4:29:59 PM PDT

  • NSF Funds New Center for Astronomy Outreach at Kitt Peak
    National Science Foundation - Wednesday, September 26, 2018
    Posted on: 9/26/2018 9:48:06 PM PDT

  • New Funding for Adaptive Optics and Multi-Messenger Astronomy
    Gemini Observatory - Tuesday, September 25, 2018
    Posted on: 9/25/2018 1:01:31 PM PDT

  • Artificial Intelligence Helps Breakthrough Listen Find New Fast Radio Bursts
    Breakthrough Initiatives - Monday, September 10, 2018
    Posted on: 9/10/2018 6:08:24 PM PDT

  • $3M Breakthrough Prize goes to astrophysicist Jocelyn Bell Burnell
    Breakthrough Prize Foundation - Thursday, September 6, 2018
    Posted on: 9/6/2018 12:16:38 PM PDT

  • MSU astronomers discovered supermassive black hole in an ultracompact dwarf galaxy
    Lomonosov Moscow State University - Tuesday, August 14, 2018
    Posted on: 8/14/2018 3:07:18 PM PDT

  • Pairs of small colliding galaxies may seed future stars
    Columbia University - Thursday, August 9, 2018
    Posted on: 8/9/2018 10:30:33 PM PDT

  • Observatory Receives Funds to Repair St. Croix Radio Telescope
    National Radio Astronomy Observatory - Tuesday, August 7, 2018
    Posted on: 8/7/2018 11:15:28 PM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • 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

  • NASA ROSES-18 Amendment 24: DRAFT B.13 DRIVE Science Center Call for Community Comment
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - September 7, 2018
    Posted on: 9/7/2018 7:36:21 PM PDT

  • Women Scientists Who Made Nuclear Astrophysics
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - September 5, 2018
    Posted on: 9/5/2018 1:47:14 PM PDT

  • Two decades of Exoplanetary Science with Adaptive Optics
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - August 7, 2018
    Posted on: 8/8/2018 1:06:58 AM PDT

  • NASA ​Astrophysics Explorers AO Community Announcement (Revised)
    NASA HQ - July 31, 2018
    Posted on: 7/31/2018 6:12:32 PM PDT

  • Four winters of photometry with ASTEP South at Dome C, Antarctica
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - July 31, 2018
    Posted on: 7/31/2018 5:53:21 PM PDT

  • Development in Astronomy and Space Science in Africa
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - July 6, 2018
    Posted on: 7/6/2018 3:14:12 PM PDT

  • NASA Astrophysics Explorers AO Community Announcement NNH18ZDA014L
    NASA HQ - June 13, 2018
    Posted on: 6/13/2018 8:45:18 PM PDT

  • A First Catalog of Variable Stars Measured by the Asteroid Terrestrial-impact Last Alert System (ATLAS)
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - April 10, 2018
    Posted on: 4/10/2018 9:27:18 PM PDT

  • The Gaia-WISE Extragalactic Astrometric Catalog
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - April 10, 2018
    Posted on: 4/10/2018 9:23:30 PM PDT

  • Artificial guide stars for adaptive optics using unmanned aerial vehicles
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - March 27, 2018
    Posted on: 3/28/2018 1:09:55 AM PDT

  • The VO: A powerful tool for global astronomy
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - March 21, 2018
    Posted on: 3/21/2018 4:49:10 PM PDT

  • NASA ROSES Astrophysics programs due dates delayed
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - March 14, 2018
    Posted on: 3/14/2018 3:08:18 PM PDT

  • Merging the Astrophysics and Planetary Science Information Systems
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - March 12, 2018
    Posted on: 3/12/2018 9:18:50 PM PDT

  • NASA ROSES-18 Amendment 2: Final text for D.14 SOFIA 4th Gen Instrumentation
    NASA HQ - March 6, 2018
    Posted on: 3/6/2018 11:12:23 PM PDT