astrophysics News


Mission Press Releases

  • Possible hints of new physics found
    Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona - Thursday, April 20, 2017
    Posted on: 4/21/2017 12:32:14 AM PDT

  • Can we see a singularity, the most extreme object in the universe?
    Tata Institue of Fundamental Research - Thursday, April 20, 2017
    Posted on: 4/21/2017 12:29:40 AM PDT

  • Astronomers perform largest-ever survey of high-mass binary star systems
    FUNDAÇÃO DE AMPARO À PESQUISA DO ESTADO DE SÃO PAULO - Wednesday, April 19, 2017
    Posted on: 4/19/2017 7:07:27 PM PDT

  • Study unravels long-held Fermi puzzle tied to nonlinear systems
    University at Buffalo - Tuesday, April 18, 2017
    Posted on: 4/19/2017 12:09:10 AM PDT

  • Washington State University physicists create 'negative mass'
    Washington State University - Tuesday, April 18, 2017
    Posted on: 4/19/2017 12:08:03 AM PDT

  • Penn researchers provide new insight into dark matter halos
    Pennsylvania State University - Tuesday, April 18, 2017
    Posted on: 4/19/2017 12:06:37 AM PDT

  • New method can model chemistry in extreme magnetic fields of white dwarfs
    American Institute of Physics - Tuesday, April 18, 2017
    Posted on: 4/18/2017 11:52:02 PM PDT

  • Nadia Drake Wins David N. Schramm Science Journalism Award
    American Astronomical Society - Monday, April 17, 2017
    Posted on: 4/17/2017 2:48:48 PM PDT

  • RIT scientist measures brightness of the universe with NASA's New Horizons spacecraft
    Rochester Institute of Technology - Wednesday, April 12, 2017
    Posted on: 4/12/2017 4:36:30 PM PDT

  • Grant to Hermann Nicolai to Unify Gravitation & Quantum Physics
    Albert Einstein Institute - Tuesday, April 11, 2017
    Posted on: 4/11/2017 11:09:45 PM PDT

  • David Shoemaker Named Spokesperson for LIGO Scientific Collaboration
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Wednesday, March 29, 2017
    Posted on: 3/29/2017 7:17:55 PM PDT

  • Astronomers Discuss Science with Congress During Annual Visits Day
    American Astronomical Society - Wednesday, March 29, 2017
    Posted on: 3/29/2017 6:10:44 PM PDT

  • NASA Announces Astronomy and Astrophysics Fellows for 2017
    NASA HQ - Wednesday, March 29, 2017
    Posted on: 3/29/2017 6:08:01 PM PDT

  • "Astronomy Rewind" Will Bring Zombie Astrophotos Back to Life
    American Astronomical Society - Wednesday, March 22, 2017
    Posted on: 3/23/2017 12:23:42 AM PDT

  • Universities Space Research Association Awarded NASA's Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy Contract
    Universities Space Research Association - Wednesday, March 15, 2017
    Posted on: 3/15/2017 5:50:10 PM PDT

  • Sagan Award Goes to "HST & Beyond" Committee and Alan Dressler
    Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy - Thursday, March 9, 2017
    Posted on: 3/9/2017 4:01:11 PM PDT

  • First public data release by the HSC Subaru strategic program
    National Institutes of Natural Sciences - Thursday, March 9, 2017
    Posted on: 3/9/2017 3:17:30 PM PDT

  • First public data released by hyper suprime-cam Subaru Strategic Program
    Kavli Foundation - Wednesday, March 8, 2017
    Posted on: 3/8/2017 2:37:18 PM PDT

  • Karoo’s HERA radio telescope attracts even more international funding
    Square Kilometer Array South Africa - Monday, March 6, 2017
    Posted on: 3/6/2017 3:03:34 PM PDT

  • Yale-Led Team Puts Dark Matter on the Map
    Yale University - Wednesday, March 1, 2017
    Posted on: 3/1/2017 4:49:07 PM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • 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

  • 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