astrophysics News


Mission Press Releases

  • Celebrated Japanese Astronomer Yoshihide Kozai Dies at Age 89
    National Astronomical Observatory of Japan - Wednesday, February 14, 2018
    Posted on: 2/14/2018 4:16:38 PM PDT

  • 2018 Harvey Prize Awarded to Dr. Nicholeen Viall
    American Astronomical Society - Tuesday, February 13, 2018
    Posted on: 2/13/2018 6:50:45 PM PDT

  • LISA Pathfinder -- The Quietest Place in Space
    Albert Einstein Institute - Monday, February 5, 2018
    Posted on: 2/5/2018 8:08:46 PM PDT

  • 2018 Hale Prize for Solar Astronomy Goes to Sarbani Basu
    Yale University - Monday, February 5, 2018
    Posted on: 2/5/2018 8:06:47 PM PDT

  • Black hole spin cranks-up radio volume
    National Institutes of Natural Sciences - Sunday, February 4, 2018
    Posted on: 2/4/2018 7:34:51 PM PDT

  • First Evidence of Winds Outside Black Holes Throughout Their Mealtimes
    University of Alberta - Sunday, February 4, 2018
    Posted on: 2/4/2018 7:29:28 PM PDT

  • New for three types of extreme-energy space particles: Theory shows unified origin
    Pennsylvania State University - Sunday, February 4, 2018
    Posted on: 2/4/2018 7:28:10 PM PDT

  • Distant galaxy group contradicts common cosmological models, simulations
    University of California-Irvine - Friday, February 2, 2018
    Posted on: 2/2/2018 5:16:32 PM PDT

  • New Technology Can Help Scientists Peer into Deep Space
    Australian National University - Friday, February 2, 2018
    Posted on: 2/2/2018 5:15:30 PM PDT

  • USRA Scientists Part of Team Selected for Bruno Rossi Prize in Astrophysics
    Universities Space Research Association - Friday, February 2, 2018
    Posted on: 2/2/2018 5:11:46 PM PDT

  • Supermassive black holes can feast on one star per year
    University of Colorado at Boulder - Thursday, February 1, 2018
    Posted on: 2/1/2018 11:09:47 PM PDT

  • New use for telecommunications networks: Helping scientists peer into deep space
    Optical Society of America - Thursday, February 1, 2018
    Posted on: 2/1/2018 7:19:29 PM PDT

  • News about Tabby's star, the most mysterious star of 2017
    Instituto de Astrofisica de Canarias - Wednesday, January 31, 2018
    Posted on: 2/1/2018 12:53:36 AM PDT

  • Galaxies that feed on other galaxies
    Instituto de Astrofisica de Canarias - Wednesday, January 31, 2018
    Posted on: 2/1/2018 12:51:39 AM PDT

  • Newborns or survivors? The unexpected matter found in hostile black hole winds
    Northwestern University - Tuesday, January 30, 2018
    Posted on: 1/30/2018 10:44:36 PM PDT

  • NASA Marshall Scientist Wins Top High-Energy Astronomy Prize
    NASA HQ - Monday, January 29, 2018
    Posted on: 1/29/2018 8:56:26 PM PDT

  • Top High-Energy Prize Awarded to Gamma-Ray Burst Monitor Team
    American Astronomical Society - Monday, January 29, 2018
    Posted on: 1/29/2018 4:07:28 PM PDT

  • FUGIN Project Making Most Detailed Radio Map of the Milky Way
    National Astronomical Observatory of Japan - Friday, January 26, 2018
    Posted on: 1/26/2018 9:09:17 PM PDT

  • Chasing dark matter with the oldest stars in the Milky Way
    Purdue University - Wednesday, January 24, 2018
    Posted on: 1/24/2018 7:12:00 PM PDT

  • A new architecture for miniaturization of atomic clocks
    National Institute of Information and Communications Technology - Tuesday, January 23, 2018
    Posted on: 1/23/2018 3:56:53 PM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • The consequences of a nearby supernova on the early Solar System
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - February 14, 2018
    Posted on: 2/14/2018 4:00:17 PM PDT

  • Cyberhubs: Virtual Research Environments for Astronomy
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - February 8, 2018
    Posted on: 2/8/2018 6:43:25 PM PDT

  • On the Availability of ESO Data Papers on arXiv/astro-ph
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - January 11, 2018
    Posted on: 1/12/2018 12:34:52 AM PDT

  • Wide Aperture Exoplanet Telescope: a low-cost flat configuration for a 100+ meter ground based telescope
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - January 8, 2018
    Posted on: 1/8/2018 2:53:57 PM PDT

  • Interstellar communication. VII. Benchmarking inscribed matter probes
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - January 2, 2018
    Posted on: 1/2/2018 2:43:44 PM PDT

  • Accurate photometry with digitized photographic plates of the Moscow collection
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - December 21, 2017
    Posted on: 12/21/2017 11:47:59 PM PDT

  • High Contrast Observations of Bright Stars with a Starshade
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - December 9, 2017
    Posted on: 12/9/2017 10:10:36 PM PDT

  • Ranking Member Johnson’s Opening Statement NASA’s Next Four Large Telescopes Hearing
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology Democrats - December 6, 2017
    Posted on: 12/6/2017 8:11:50 PM PDT

  • Chairman Babin Opening Statement NASA’s Next Four Large Telescopes
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - December 6, 2017
    Posted on: 12/6/2017 7:56:30 PM PDT

  • Green Bank Observatory: NSF Releases Draft Environmental Impact Statement
    National Science Foundation - December 5, 2017
    Posted on: 12/5/2017 9:36:26 PM PDT

  • SPIDER: CMB polarimetry from the edge of space
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - December 4, 2017
    Posted on: 12/4/2017 5:33:39 PM PDT

  • NASA ROSES-17 Amendment 50: Release of D.15 System-Level Segmented Telescope Design
    NASA HQ - December 1, 2017
    Posted on: 12/2/2017 1:20:33 AM PDT

  • Key Science Goals for the Next Generation Very Large Array (ngVLA): Report from the ngVLA Science Advisory Council
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - November 29, 2017
    Posted on: 11/29/2017 11:20:41 PM PDT

  • A next-generation Very Large Array
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - November 29, 2017
    Posted on: 11/29/2017 11:19:29 PM PDT

  • Development of a 32-channel ASIC for an X-ray APD Detector onboard the ISS
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - November 28, 2017
    Posted on: 11/28/2017 11:22:27 PM PDT

  • NASA ROSES-17 Amendment 47: APRA Exclusions and Requirements Changes and delay of due date for mandatory NOIs.
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - November 16, 2017
    Posted on: 11/16/2017 5:32:53 PM PDT

  • NASA ROSES-17 Amendment 48: D.8 SAT text changes and NOIs Required
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - November 16, 2017
    Posted on: 11/16/2017 5:31:15 PM PDT

  • NASA ROSES-17 Amendment 46: NOIs Required for APRA
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - November 6, 2017
    Posted on: 11/6/2017 10:41:11 PM PDT

  • Gaia: on the road to DR2
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - November 1, 2017
    Posted on: 11/1/2017 7:24:00 PM PDT

  • The ESA Gaia Archive: Data Release 1
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - November 1, 2017
    Posted on: 11/1/2017 7:23:18 PM PDT