astrophysics News


Mission Press Releases

  • A Plan to Determine if "Planet Nine" Is a Primordial Black Hole
    Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics - Thursday, July 9, 2020
    Posted on: 7/9/2020 3:01:51 PM PDT

  • Jansky Lectureship Awarded to Cornell's Martha Haynes
    National Radio Astronomy Observatory - Monday, July 6, 2020
    Posted on: 7/6/2020 2:37:01 PM PDT

  • X-ray Scattering Enables Closer Scrutiny of the Interior of Planets and Stars
    Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres - Wednesday, June 24, 2020
    Posted on: 6/24/2020 2:00:08 PM PDT

  • New distance measurements bolster challenge to basic model of universe
    National Radio Astronomy Observatory - Friday, June 19, 2020
    Posted on: 6/19/2020 8:59:01 PM PDT

  • Is teleportation possible? Yes, in the quantum world
    University of Rochester - Friday, June 19, 2020
    Posted on: 6/19/2020 8:50:45 PM PDT

  • Astronomers Detect Regular Rhythm of Radio Waves, with Origins Unknown
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Wednesday, June 17, 2020
    Posted on: 6/17/2020 4:55:40 PM PDT

  • Otto Hahn Medal for Siyuan Ma
    Albert Einstein Institute - Wednesday, June 17, 2020
    Posted on: 6/17/2020 4:54:07 PM PDT

  • A Busy Signal from Outer Space - Fast Radio Burst (FRB)
    Yale University - Wednesday, June 17, 2020
    Posted on: 6/17/2020 4:52:30 PM PDT

  • XMM-Newton spies youngest baby pulsar ever discovered
    European Space Agency - Wednesday, June 17, 2020
    Posted on: 6/17/2020 3:44:31 PM PDT

  • Confirming Einstein's Most Fortunate Thought
    Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy - Thursday, June 11, 2020
    Posted on: 6/11/2020 9:12:19 PM PDT

  • First Space-Based Measurement of Neutron Lifetime
    Durham University - Thursday, June 11, 2020
    Posted on: 6/11/2020 9:08:56 PM PDT

  • MESSENGER Data Could End Neutron Lifetime Stalemate
    Johns Hopkins University - Thursday, June 11, 2020
    Posted on: 6/11/2020 9:05:58 PM PDT

  • Citizen Science Successes for Backyard Astronomy
    SETI Institute - Thursday, June 11, 2020
    Posted on: 6/11/2020 7:14:03 PM PDT

  • Preparations Complete in Australia for Construction of World's Largest Telescope
    International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR) - Wednesday, June 10, 2020
    Posted on: 6/10/2020 4:09:50 PM PDT

  • Using AI to unlock clues to the origins of the stars and planets
    University of Leeds - Monday, June 8, 2020
    Posted on: 6/8/2020 3:52:34 PM PDT

  • New test of dark energy and expansion from cosmic structures
    University of Portsmouth - Monday, June 8, 2020
    Posted on: 6/8/2020 3:50:48 PM PDT

  • Jodrell Bank leads international effort which reveals 157 day cycle in unusual cosmic radio bursts
    Jodrell Bank Observatory - Monday, June 8, 2020
    Posted on: 6/8/2020 3:45:01 PM PDT

  • Large simulation finds new origin of supermassive black holes
    National Institutes of Natural Sciences - Wednesday, June 3, 2020
    Posted on: 6/3/2020 3:15:28 PM PDT

  • Kansas State University study reveals asymmetry in spin directions of galaxies
    Kansas State University - Wednesday, June 3, 2020
    Posted on: 6/3/2020 3:12:26 PM PDT

  • Making matter out of light: High-power laser simulations point the way
    University of California San Diego - Wednesday, June 3, 2020
    Posted on: 6/3/2020 3:05:06 PM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • NASA ROSES-20 Amendment 41: Final Text Released for D.16 "Astrophysics Pioneers" Soliciting Astrophysics Space and Suborbital Science Investigations
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - July 2, 2020
    Posted on: 7/2/2020 5:08:51 PM PDT

  • NASA ROSES-20 Amendment 38: XRISM Guest Scientist Program deferred to 2021
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - June 30, 2020
    Posted on: 6/30/2020 2:15:05 PM PDT

  • The NASA Astrophysics Data Analysis Program will be solicited in ROSES-2021
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - June 26, 2020
    Posted on: 6/26/2020 6:46:56 PM PDT

  • Precision measurement of the cosmic-ray electron and positron fluxes as a function of time and energy with the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer on the Inte
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - June 25, 2020
    Posted on: 6/25/2020 3:03:09 PM PDT

  • NASA ROSES-20 Amendment 33: Delay of Proposal Due Date for the Astrophysics Data Analysis Program
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - June 15, 2020
    Posted on: 6/15/2020 2:32:34 PM PDT

  • NASA ROSES-20 Amendment 28: Final Text and Due Dates for Astrophysics Explorers U.S. Participating Investigators
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - June 3, 2020
    Posted on: 6/3/2020 3:37:49 PM PDT

  • NASA ROSES-20 Amendment 25: D.7 Strategic Astrophysics Technology Not Solicited This Year
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - May 29, 2020
    Posted on: 5/29/2020 3:15:13 PM PDT

  • A Starshot Communication Downlink
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - May 20, 2020
    Posted on: 5/20/2020 5:30:44 PM PDT

  • NASA ROSES-20 Amendment 21: Release of DRAFT text for D.16 Astrophysics Pioneers.
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - May 14, 2020
    Posted on: 5/14/2020 3:45:56 PM PDT

  • Pixel-based spectral characterization of mid-infrared Si array detectors for astronomical observations in space
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - April 21, 2020
    Posted on: 4/21/2020 5:13:57 PM PDT

  • Searching for the near infrared counterpart of Proxima c using multi-epoch high contrast SPHERE data at VLT
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - April 20, 2020
    Posted on: 4/20/2020 3:13:29 PM PDT

  • Update on the JWST Cycle 1 Proposal Timeline
    Space Telescope Science Institute - April 15, 2020
    Posted on: 4/15/2020 3:44:22 PM PDT

  • NASA ROSES-20 Amendment 15: B.5 Living With a Star Science Final Text
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - April 10, 2020
    Posted on: 4/10/2020 2:32:08 PM PDT

  • NASA ROSES-20 Amendment 12: New Opportunity in D.15 LISA Preparatory Science added to ROSES-2020
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - April 7, 2020
    Posted on: 4/7/2020 4:07:24 PM PDT

  • 236th AAS Meeting Goes Virtual
    American Astronomical Society - March 24, 2020
    Posted on: 3/24/2020 6:33:33 PM PDT

  • COVID-19 UPDATE from IAF
    International Astronautical Federation - March 18, 2020
    Posted on: 3/18/2020 5:10:43 PM PDT

  • Transformative Science from the Lunar Farside: Observations of the Dark Ages and Exoplanetary Systems at Low Radio Frequencies
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - March 16, 2020
    Posted on: 3/17/2020 1:12:53 AM PDT

  • How Astronomers Perceive the Societal Impact of Research: An Exploratory Study
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - March 13, 2020
    Posted on: 3/13/2020 2:45:30 PM PDT

  • IVOA HiPS Implementation in the Framework of WorldWide Telescope
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - March 5, 2020
    Posted on: 3/6/2020 1:42:38 AM PDT

  • On the Impact of Satellite Constellations on Astronomical Observations with ESO telescopes in the Visible and Infrared Domains
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - March 5, 2020
    Posted on: 3/5/2020 3:38:29 PM PDT