astrophysics News


Mission Press Releases

  • Press Officer Rick Fienberg to Retire in September 2021
    American Astronomical Society - Monday, November 23, 2020
    Posted on: 11/23/2020 3:14:56 PM PDT

  • NASA Statement on NSF’s Planned Controlled Decommissioning of Arecibo Radio Telescope
    NASA HQ - Thursday, November 19, 2020
    Posted on: 11/22/2020 9:15:06 PM PDT

  • Cornell-Designed Arecibo Telescope an "Inestimable Loss"
    Cornell University - Friday, November 20, 2020
    Posted on: 11/20/2020 9:03:08 PM PDT

  • Chairwoman Johnson and Ranking Member Lucas Comment on NSF Decision to Decommission Arecibo Observatory
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - Thursday, November 19, 2020
    Posted on: 11/19/2020 6:46:46 PM PDT

  • Chairwoman Johnson and Ranking Member Lucas Comment on NSF Decision to Decommission Arecibo Observatory
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - Thursday, November 19, 2020
    Posted on: 11/19/2020 6:11:58 PM PDT

  • NSF begins planning for decommissioning of Arecibo Observatory’s 305-meter telescope due to safety concerns
    National Science Foundation - Thursday, November 19, 2020
    Posted on: 11/19/2020 4:53:06 PM PDT

  • History of Temperature Changes in the Universe Revealed
    University of Tokyo - Thursday, November 12, 2020
    Posted on: 11/12/2020 8:50:23 PM PDT

  • Eva Laplace Wins Communication Prize for Software That Shows Life Cycle of Stars
    NOVA - Wednesday, November 11, 2020
    Posted on: 11/11/2020 4:47:34 PM PDT

  • CSIRO's Iconic Parkes Radio Telescope Given Indigenous Name
    Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation - Monday, November 9, 2020
    Posted on: 11/9/2020 4:24:49 PM PDT

  • A Second Cable Fails at NSF’s Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico
    University of Central Florida - Sunday, November 8, 2020
    Posted on: 11/8/2020 5:25:20 PM PDT

  • LIGO & Virgo Announce 39 New Gravitational-Wave Discoveries
    Rochester Institute of Technology - Thursday, October 29, 2020
    Posted on: 10/29/2020 4:32:54 PM PDT

  • Experiment Uses Smart City Lighting to Measure Streetlight Emissions
    International Dark-Sky Association - Thursday, October 29, 2020
    Posted on: 10/29/2020 4:20:16 PM PDT

  • Amateurs Reshape Asteroids from Their Backyard
    SETI Institute - Thursday, October 29, 2020
    Posted on: 10/29/2020 3:36:10 PM PDT

  • Amateurs Reshape Asteroids from Their Backyard
    SETI Institute - Thursday, October 29, 2020
    Posted on: 10/29/2020 3:35:32 PM PDT

  • The Future of Multi-Messenger Astronomy is in the Green Bank Observatory’s New Data Archive
    Green Bank Observatory - Wednesday, October 21, 2020
    Posted on: 10/21/2020 5:07:18 PM PDT

  • Green Bank Telescope Uses Cyclic Spectroscopy to Create World’s First Real-Time Ultra-Wideband Pulsar Observations
    Green Bank Observatory - Wednesday, October 14, 2020
    Posted on: 10/14/2020 2:33:59 PM PDT

  • Restart of Operations at Kitt Peak, Cerro Pachon and Cerro Tololo
    National Optical-Infrared Astronomy Research Laboratory - Monday, October 12, 2020
    Posted on: 10/12/2020 11:30:40 PM PDT

  • Lennart Lindegren & Jackie Faherty Awarded Prizes for Dynamical Astronomy
    American Astronomical Society - Monday, October 12, 2020
    Posted on: 10/12/2020 2:45:24 PM PDT

  • Congratulations to Recipients of Nobel Prize for Research on Black Holes
    American Astronomical Society - Tuesday, October 6, 2020
    Posted on: 10/6/2020 9:24:52 PM PDT

  • Gruber Foundation to Support Third Early Career Fellowship
    International Astronomical Union - Friday, October 2, 2020
    Posted on: 10/2/2020 3:29:55 PM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • Video Of The Collapse Of the Arecibo Observatory
    National Science Foundation - December 3, 2020
    Posted on: 12/3/2020 4:37:20 PM PDT

  • Space Missions for Astronomy and Astrophysics in Korea: Past, Present, and Future
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - December 3, 2020
    Posted on: 12/3/2020 3:12:41 PM PDT

  • NASA ROSES-20 Amendment 65: D.6 Fermi Cycle 14 Revised Text
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - October 29, 2020
    Posted on: 10/29/2020 3:24:48 PM PDT

  • NASA ROSES-20 Amendment 60: Revised Text and New Phase-1 Proposal Due Date for D.9 NuSTAR General Observer (GO) Program Cycle 7
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - October 19, 2020
    Posted on: 10/19/2020 2:58:17 PM PDT

  • Mini-EUSO mission to study Earth UV emissions on board the ISS
    - October 6, 2020
    Posted on: 10/6/2020 4:17:00 PM PDT

  • ESPRESSO@VLT -- On-sky performance and first results
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - October 2, 2020
    Posted on: 10/2/2020 2:44:56 PM PDT

  • The Ecological Impact of High-performance Computing in Astrophysics
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - September 25, 2020
    Posted on: 9/25/2020 10:07:10 PM PDT

  • The carbon footprint of large astronomy meetings
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - September 25, 2020
    Posted on: 9/25/2020 10:04:37 PM PDT

  • Searching for Gravitational Waves with Strongly Lensed Repeating Fast Radio Bursts
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - September 25, 2020
    Posted on: 9/25/2020 10:03:28 PM PDT

  • Nonbinary Systems: Looking Towards the Future of Gender Equity in Planetary Science
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - September 17, 2020
    Posted on: 9/18/2020 12:34:04 AM PDT

  • NASA ROSES-20 Amendment 55: Astrophysics Research and Analysis Major Revision
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - September 17, 2020
    Posted on: 9/17/2020 5:32:41 PM PDT

  • NASA ROSES-20 Amendment 54: Delay of Due Date for D.16 "Astrophysics Pioneers"
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - September 17, 2020
    Posted on: 9/17/2020 2:44:09 PM PDT

  • NASA SMD Astrophysics "Pioneers" FAQs Late Updates
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - September 10, 2020
    Posted on: 9/10/2020 6:14:32 PM PDT

  • Astronomers Suggest Strategies to Reduce Interference from Satellite Megaconstellations
    American Institute of Physics - September 1, 2020
    Posted on: 9/1/2020 9:15:05 PM PDT

  • Critical Science Plan for the Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope (DKIST)
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - August 24, 2020
    Posted on: 8/24/2020 3:46:12 PM PDT

  • NASA Reminder: Astrophysics "Pioneers" Mandatory NOIs Due August 13 and FAQs Updated
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - August 11, 2020
    Posted on: 8/11/2020 7:04:47 PM PDT

  • On Track to the IAC 2020 CyberSpace Edition: Recapping the First of its Kind Virtual IAC Technical Programme
    International Astronautical Federation - August 11, 2020
    Posted on: 8/11/2020 4:18:25 PM PDT

  • Formation of "Blanets" from Dust Grains around the Supermassive Black Holes in Galaxies
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - July 31, 2020
    Posted on: 7/31/2020 5:52:37 PM PDT

  • Detecting Exoplanets Using Eclipsing Binaries as Natural Starshades
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - July 21, 2020
    Posted on: 7/21/2020 5:01:21 PM PDT

  • A Lesson from the James Webb Space Telescope: Early Engagement with Future Astrophysics Great Observatories Maximizes their Solar System Science
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - July 21, 2020
    Posted on: 7/21/2020 1:30:04 PM PDT