astrophysics News


Mission Press Releases

  • 2020 Farinella Prize Awarded to Jonathan Fortney & Heather Knutson
    European Planetary Science Congress - Tuesday, September 22, 2020
    Posted on: 9/22/2020 9:43:32 PM PDT

  • "Big Astronomy" Planetarium Program And Online Activities Go Live
    Big Astronomy - Tuesday, September 22, 2020
    Posted on: 9/22/2020 9:42:14 PM PDT

  • Public Engagement Prize Goes to Sheila Kanani & Traveling Telescope
    European Planetary Science Congress - Tuesday, September 22, 2020
    Posted on: 9/22/2020 9:38:37 PM PDT

  • Squeezed Light Makes Virgo's Mirrors Jitter
    Albert Einstein Institute - Tuesday, September 22, 2020
    Posted on: 9/22/2020 9:36:26 PM PDT

  • German Astronomical Society Announces 2020 Prizes
    German Astronomical Society - Tuesday, September 22, 2020
    Posted on: 9/22/2020 4:03:18 PM PDT

  • Breakthrough Telescope in Chile Renamed for Benefactor Alum
    Cornell University - Wednesday, September 16, 2020
    Posted on: 9/16/2020 6:52:15 PM PDT

  • STScI To Host Science Writers' Workshop on the Roman Space Telescope
    Space Telescope Science Institute - Tuesday, September 15, 2020
    Posted on: 9/15/2020 4:34:01 PM PDT

  • Dark Matter Destruction Ruled Out in Galactic Center
    Kavli Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe - Monday, September 14, 2020
    Posted on: 9/14/2020 4:31:26 PM PDT

  • Update on Arecibo Observatory Facility
    University of Central Florida - Thursday, September 10, 2020
    Posted on: 9/10/2020 11:59:56 PM PDT

  • Holding Up a Mirror to a Dark Matter Discrepancy
    Yale University - Thursday, September 10, 2020
    Posted on: 9/10/2020 8:39:14 PM PDT

  • UT Austin’s Steven Weinberg wins $3M Special Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics
    Breakthrough Prize Foundation - Thursday, September 10, 2020
    Posted on: 9/10/2020 4:12:09 PM PDT

  • Lead Lab Selected for Next-Generation Cosmic Microwave Background Experiment
    Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory - Wednesday, September 9, 2020
    Posted on: 9/9/2020 6:16:42 PM PDT

  • An Unexpected Origin Story for a Lopsided Black Hole Merger
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Thursday, September 3, 2020
    Posted on: 9/3/2020 3:07:12 PM PDT

  • Gravity wave insights from internet-beaming balloons
    Stanford University - Wednesday, September 2, 2020
    Posted on: 9/2/2020 10:23:52 PM PDT

  • Rubin Observatory Seeks EPO Astronomy Content Strategist
    Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy - Wednesday, September 2, 2020
    Posted on: 9/2/2020 6:36:39 PM PDT

  • SOFIA Returns to Flight Studying Galaxies
    Ames Research Center - Monday, August 31, 2020
    Posted on: 9/1/2020 1:49:04 AM PDT

  • Ancient star explosions revealed in the deep sea
    Australian National University - Tuesday, August 25, 2020
    Posted on: 8/25/2020 3:26:19 PM PDT

  • Broken Cable Damages Arecibo Observatory
    University of Central Florida - Tuesday, August 11, 2020
    Posted on: 8/11/2020 7:06:11 PM PDT

  • Clemson doctoral candidate uses rockets to surf the Alaskan sky
    Clemson University - Tuesday, August 11, 2020
    Posted on: 8/11/2020 3:37:04 PM PDT

  • NA62 experiment at CERN reports first evidence for ultra-rare process that could lead to new physics
    Science and Technology Facilities Council - Saturday, August 1, 2020
    Posted on: 8/1/2020 7:50:46 PM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • 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

  • Gravitational-Wave Lunar Observatory for Cosmology
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - July 21, 2020
    Posted on: 7/21/2020 1:29:17 PM PDT

  • 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