astrophysics News


Mission Press Releases

  • American Astronomical Society Hails New Era of Multimessenger Astrophysics
    American Astronomical Society - Thursday, October 19, 2017
    Posted on: 10/19/2017 9:41:38 PM PDT

  • Hawaii Astronomers Help Reshape Our Understanding of the Universe
    University of Hawaii - Monday, October 16, 2017
    Posted on: 10/16/2017 11:46:40 PM PDT

  • Gravitational Waves Detected or First Time from Two Stars Colliding
    Australian National University - Monday, October 16, 2017
    Posted on: 10/16/2017 11:45:42 PM PDT

  • Latest Gravitational-Wave Detection Opens New Era for Astronomy
    McGill University - Monday, October 16, 2017
    Posted on: 10/16/2017 11:39:18 PM PDT

  • Researchers Detect Gravitational Waves from Colliding Neutron Stars
    University of Washington - Monday, October 16, 2017
    Posted on: 10/16/2017 11:14:29 PM PDT

  • Astronomers Detect Colliding Neutron Stars for First Time
    Northwestern University - Monday, October 16, 2017
    Posted on: 10/16/2017 11:13:35 PM PDT

  • Astronomers Strike Cosmic Gold with Neutron Star Merger
    University of California Berkeley - Monday, October 16, 2017
    Posted on: 10/16/2017 11:12:38 PM PDT

  • First Observations of Merging Neutron Stars Mark New Era in Astronomy
    University of California Santa Cruz - Monday, October 16, 2017
    Posted on: 10/16/2017 11:11:53 PM PDT

  • Astronomers First to See Source of Gravitational Waves in Visible Light
    University of Toronto - Monday, October 16, 2017
    Posted on: 10/16/2017 11:11:05 PM PDT

  • Caltech-led LIGO and Astronomy Teams Strike Gold
    California Institute of Technology - Monday, October 16, 2017
    Posted on: 10/16/2017 11:09:31 PM PDT

  • Global Network Catches Fleeting Kilonova for the First Time
    Las Cumbres Observatory - Monday, October 16, 2017
    Posted on: 10/16/2017 2:52:43 PM PDT

  • Cosmic Forge of Rare Heavy Elements Discovered
    National Optical Astronomy Observatory - Monday, October 16, 2017
    Posted on: 10/16/2017 2:44:39 PM PDT

  • Missions Catch First Light from a Gravitational-Wave Event
    NASA HQ - Monday, October 16, 2017
    Posted on: 10/16/2017 2:43:38 PM PDT

  • Two Neutron Stars Collide and Usher In New Era of Astronomy
    Carnegie Institution - Monday, October 16, 2017
    Posted on: 10/16/2017 2:33:45 PM PDT

  • Gravitational Waves an Light Detected from Colliding Neutron Stars
    National Science Foundation - Monday, October 16, 2017
    Posted on: 10/16/2017 2:32:31 PM PDT

  • NASA Johnson Space Center Invites Media to Screening of Documentary on Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer
    Johnson Space Center - Friday, October 13, 2017
    Posted on: 10/13/2017 9:52:01 PM PDT

  • Press Invited to Gravitational Astronomy Briefing on Monday
    Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) - Friday, October 13, 2017
    Posted on: 10/13/2017 4:09:35 PM PDT

  • New Gravitational-Wave Discovery to Be Announced Monday
    Louisiana State University - Wednesday, October 11, 2017
    Posted on: 10/11/2017 7:43:59 PM PDT

  • Scientists discover one of the most luminous 'new stars' ever
    University of Leicester - Wednesday, October 11, 2017
    Posted on: 10/11/2017 7:41:28 PM PDT

  • Role of Las Cumbres Observatory in Discovery to be Announced Monday
    Las Cumbres Observatory - Wednesday, October 11, 2017
    Posted on: 10/11/2017 7:36:04 PM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • Space telescope designed for accurate measurements
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - October 19, 2017
    Posted on: 10/19/2017 2:57:03 PM PDT

  • NASA's Long-Term Astrophysics Data Archives
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - October 12, 2017
    Posted on: 10/12/2017 4:08:54 PM PDT

  • Project Solaris, a Global Network of Autonomous Observatories: Design, Commissioning, and First Science Results
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - October 12, 2017
    Posted on: 10/12/2017 4:05:02 PM PDT

  • Spot distribution and fast surface evolution on Vega
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - September 8, 2017
    Posted on: 9/8/2017 3:59:43 PM PDT

  • Mini-EUSO: A high resolution detector for the study of terrestrial and cosmic UV emission from iSS
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - September 7, 2017
    Posted on: 9/7/2017 11:10:32 PM PDT

  • Astrophysical Multimessenger Observatory Network (AMON): Science, Infrastructure, and Status
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - August 18, 2017
    Posted on: 8/18/2017 4:29:23 PM PDT

  • Science-Driven Optimization of the LSST Observing Strategy
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - August 18, 2017
    Posted on: 8/18/2017 4:28:28 PM PDT

  • Citizen Astronomy in China: Present and Future
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - August 2, 2017
    Posted on: 8/2/2017 4:20:06 PM PDT

  • The Next U.S. Astronomy Decadal Survey
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - August 2, 2017
    Posted on: 8/2/2017 4:18:52 PM PDT

  • Lidov-Kozai stability regions in the alpha Centauri system
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - July 12, 2017
    Posted on: 7/12/2017 4:25:13 PM PDT

  • Study of high energy phenomena from near space using low-cost meteorological balloons
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - July 5, 2017
    Posted on: 7/5/2017 10:49:59 PM PDT

  • Cardassian expansion revisited: constraints from updated Hubble parameter measurements & Type Ia Supernovae data
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - July 3, 2017
    Posted on: 7/3/2017 4:25:13 PM PDT

  • 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