astrophysics News


Mission Press Releases

  • Radioactive elements in Cassiopeia A suggest a neutrino-driven explosion
    RIKEN - Thursday, June 22, 2017
    Posted on: 6/22/2017 9:08:37 PM PDT

  • Unexpected rotation in a stone-dead galaxy
    University of Copenhagen - Thursday, June 22, 2017
    Posted on: 6/22/2017 8:59:38 PM PDT

  • LISA Gravitational-Wave Observatory Selected as ESA L3 Mission
    Albert Einstein Institute - Thursday, June 22, 2017
    Posted on: 6/22/2017 2:40:37 PM PDT

  • ESA to Develop Gravitational Wave Space Mission with NASA Support
    European Space Agency - Thursday, June 22, 2017
    Posted on: 6/22/2017 2:39:21 PM PDT

  • Shaking Schroedinger's cat
    Washington University in St. Louis - Saturday, June 17, 2017
    Posted on: 6/17/2017 3:03:25 PM PDT

  • No Universe Without Big Bang
    Max Planck Institute - Thursday, June 15, 2017
    Posted on: 6/15/2017 3:18:25 PM PDT

  • New Evidence That All Stars Are Born in Pairs
    University of California Berkeley - Tuesday, June 13, 2017
    Posted on: 6/13/2017 4:29:19 PM PDT

  • Jerry Nelson, Pioneering Designer of Large Telescopes, Dies at 73
    University of California Santa Cruz - Tuesday, June 13, 2017
    Posted on: 6/13/2017 4:28:32 PM PDT

  • Three Night Time Science Flights Planned from Texas Balloon Launch Facility
    Wallops Flight Facility - Thursday, June 8, 2017
    Posted on: 6/11/2017 7:55:44 PM PDT

  • New Confirmation of Einstein1s General Theory of Relativity
    Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Wednesday, June 7, 2017
    Posted on: 6/7/2017 8:13:05 PM PDT

  • Citizen scientists uncover a cold new world near sun
    American Museum of Natural History - Monday, June 5, 2017
    Posted on: 6/5/2017 8:32:56 PM PDT

  • RIT scientists measure black hole's tilt and spin for clues to how massive stars die
    Rochester Institute of Technology - Monday, June 5, 2017
    Posted on: 6/5/2017 8:31:30 PM PDT

  • Physicists create 'molecular black hole' using ultra-intense X-ray pulses
    Kansas State University - Monday, June 5, 2017
    Posted on: 6/5/2017 8:29:55 PM PDT

  • RIT study suggests dying stars give newborn black holes a swift kick
    Rochester Institute of Technology - Monday, June 5, 2017
    Posted on: 6/5/2017 8:21:27 PM PDT

  • Astronomer Meg Schwamb To Be Awarded Sagan Medal
    American Astronomical Society - Friday, June 2, 2017
    Posted on: 6/2/2017 7:53:05 PM PDT

  • Citizen Scientists Help in Search for Gravitational Waves
    Northwestern University - Friday, June 2, 2017
    Posted on: 6/2/2017 1:11:26 PM PDT

  • Gravitational Waves Detected a Third Time
    University of Maryland - Friday, June 2, 2017
    Posted on: 6/2/2017 1:10:30 PM PDT

  • WVU Researchers Help Detect Gravitational Waves for the Third Time
    West Virginia University - Thursday, June 1, 2017
    Posted on: 6/1/2017 4:00:32 PM PDT

  • Black Hole Computer Simulations Help ID Third Gravitational Wave
    Rochester Institute of Technology - Thursday, June 1, 2017
    Posted on: 6/1/2017 3:55:15 PM PDT

  • LIGO Detects Gravitational Waves for Third Time
    Northwestern University - Thursday, June 1, 2017
    Posted on: 6/1/2017 3:54:17 PM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • Night sky quality monitoring in existing and planned dark sky parks by digital cameras
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - May 29, 2017
    Posted on: 5/29/2017 3:43:28 PM PDT

  • Are the Dyson rings around pulsars detectable?
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - May 11, 2017
    Posted on: 5/12/2017 12:19:06 AM PDT

  • NASA ROSES-17 Amendment 8: D.2 ADAP Due Date Delay
    NASA HQ - May 8, 2017
    Posted on: 5/9/2017 3:06:40 AM PDT

  • SOFIA 6 Call For Proposals
    Planetary Exploration Newsletter - May 8, 2017
    Posted on: 5/8/2017 1:49:45 PM PDT

  • NASA SOFIA Cycle 6 Call for Proposals
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - May 5, 2017
    Posted on: 5/5/2017 4:06:09 PM PDT

  • Measurement of the Cosmic Optical Background using the Long Range Reconnaissance Imager on New Horizons
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - April 17, 2017
    Posted on: 4/17/2017 3:02:41 PM PDT

  • Blind Search for 21-cm Absorption Systems in New Generation Chinese Radio Telescopes
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - April 17, 2017
    Posted on: 4/17/2017 2:45:23 PM PDT

  • Draft AO for Solar Terrestrial Probes #5/Interstellar Mapping and Acceleration Probe Mission Released for Community Comment
    NASA HQ - April 7, 2017
    Posted on: 4/7/2017 4:29:34 PM PDT

  • NASA release of SALMON-3 and MMX Program Element Appendix
    NASA HQ - March 22, 2017
    Posted on: 3/23/2017 12:19:49 AM PDT

  • Protecting the Dark Skies of Chile: Initiatives, Education and Coordination
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - March 17, 2017
    Posted on: 3/17/2017 3:13:10 PM PDT

  • SKA Aperture Array Verification System: Electromagnetic modeling and beam pattern measurements using a micro UAV
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - March 5, 2017
    Posted on: 3/5/2017 5:21:40 PM PDT

  • 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