astrophysics News


Mission Press Releases

  • NASA Selects Proposals to Study Volatile Stars, Galaxies, Cosmic Collisions
    - Monday, March 16, 2020
    Posted on: 3/16/2020 8:30:18 PM PDT

  • American Astronomical Society: COVID-19 and the 236th AAS Meeting
    American Astronomical Society - Friday, March 13, 2020
    Posted on: 3/13/2020 10:40:42 PM PDT

  • McDonald Observatory Hires Teznie Pugh as New Superintendent
    McDonald Observatory - Thursday, March 12, 2020
    Posted on: 3/12/2020 10:28:46 PM PDT

  • Continued Gravitational-Wave Discoveries from Public Data
    Max Planck Institute - Thursday, March 12, 2020
    Posted on: 3/12/2020 10:26:27 PM PDT

  • European Astronomical Society Announces 2020 Prizes
    European Astronomical Society - Friday, March 6, 2020
    Posted on: 3/6/2020 10:37:04 PM PDT

  • Stellar Chemistry Could Change Our Measurements of Cosmic Expansion
    Max Planck Institute - Thursday, March 5, 2020
    Posted on: 3/5/2020 5:43:16 PM PDT

  • New ESO Study Evaluates Impact of Satellite Constellations on Astronomy
    European Southern Observatory - Thursday, March 5, 2020
    Posted on: 3/5/2020 3:37:26 PM PDT

  • Call for Submissions to Schramm Science Journalism Award
    American Astronomical Society - Monday, March 2, 2020
    Posted on: 3/2/2020 6:32:19 PM PDT

  • Freeman Dyson, Scientist and Writer, Dies at 96
    Institute for Advanced Study (IAS) - Friday, February 28, 2020
    Posted on: 2/28/2020 10:33:16 PM PDT

  • American Astronomical Society Announces First Class of AAS Fellows
    American Astronomical Society - Tuesday, February 25, 2020
    Posted on: 2/25/2020 3:34:11 PM PDT

  • Understanding the Impact of Satellite Constellations on Astronomy
    International Astronomical Union - Wednesday, February 12, 2020
    Posted on: 2/12/2020 7:40:57 PM PDT

  • The Hyper-Kamiokande Project is Officially Approved
    University of Tokyo - Wednesday, February 12, 2020
    Posted on: 2/12/2020 7:39:09 PM PDT

  • Caroline Morley Receives Annie Jump Cannon Award
    University of Texas-Austin - Friday, February 7, 2020
    Posted on: 2/7/2020 10:32:17 PM PDT

  • American Astronomical Society Names Two More Prize Recipients
    American Astronomical Society - Friday, February 7, 2020
    Posted on: 2/7/2020 10:31:25 PM PDT

  • Progress Made Toward Priorities Defined in 2013-2022 Solar and Space Physics Decadal Survey
    National Academy of Sciences - Monday, February 3, 2020
    Posted on: 2/3/2020 3:47:13 PM PDT

  • UK Invests Millions in Science Projects Hosted by Fermilab
    Science and Technology Facilities Council - Thursday, January 23, 2020
    Posted on: 1/23/2020 4:38:55 PM PDT

  • Celebrating 200 Years of the Royal Astronomical Society
    Royal Astronomical Society - Wednesday, January 22, 2020
    Posted on: 1/22/2020 3:54:15 PM PDT

  • Astronomers Award Education Prize to Deborah Byrd
    EarthSky - Tuesday, January 21, 2020
    Posted on: 1/21/2020 11:12:06 PM PDT

  • Astronomers Kochanek and Stanek Receive Beatrice Tinsley Prize
    Ohio State University - Tuesday, January 21, 2020
    Posted on: 1/21/2020 11:10:33 PM PDT

  • 2020 LAD Laboratory Astrophysics Prize Goes to James Truran
    University of Georgia - Friday, January 17, 2020
    Posted on: 1/17/2020 5:43:38 PM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • 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

  • Betelgeuse Just Isn't That Cool: Effective Temperature Alone Cannot Explain the Recent Dimming of Betelgeuse
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - February 27, 2020
    Posted on: 2/27/2020 10:44:59 PM PDT

  • Inequalities in access to permanent positions in astronomy in France
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - February 25, 2020
    Posted on: 2/25/2020 7:49:25 PM PDT

  • Project AMIGA: The Circumgalactic Medium of Andromeda
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - February 21, 2020
    Posted on: 2/21/2020 6:12:14 PM PDT

  • NASA Astrophysics Pioneers Community Announcement, Feb 2020
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - February 20, 2020
    Posted on: 2/20/2020 10:00:04 PM PDT

  • High-resolution radio astronomy: an outlook for Africa
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - January 14, 2020
    Posted on: 1/15/2020 1:29:48 AM PDT

  • The Expansion of the Universe is Faster than Expected
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - January 13, 2020
    Posted on: 1/14/2020 1:21:19 AM PDT

  • Science Requirement Document (SRD) for the European Solar Telescope (EST) (2nd edition, December 2019)
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - December 18, 2019
    Posted on: 12/19/2019 2:22:19 AM PDT

  • Building A Field: The Future of Astronomy with Gravitational Waves, A State of The Profession Consideration for Astro2020
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - December 18, 2019
    Posted on: 12/18/2019 2:20:07 PM PDT

  • Optical design for CETUS: a wide-field 1.5m aperture UV payload being studied for a NASA probe class mission study
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - December 17, 2019
    Posted on: 12/17/2019 3:45:16 PM PDT

  • Surveying the reach and maturity of machine learning and artificial intelligence in astronomy
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - December 9, 2019
    Posted on: 12/9/2019 4:42:57 PM PDT

  • Global Site Selection for Astronomy
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - December 5, 2019
    Posted on: 12/5/2019 9:18:36 PM PDT

  • Black Hole or Newborn Stars? SOFIA Finds a Galactic Puzzle
    Universities Space Research Association - December 2, 2019
    Posted on: 12/2/2019 6:15:09 PM PDT

  • Effectively Using Unsupervised Machine Learning In Next Generation Astronomical Surveys
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - November 19, 2019
    Posted on: 11/19/2019 3:59:53 PM PDT

  • A citizen science exploration of the X-ray transient sky using the EXTraS science gateway
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - November 18, 2019
    Posted on: 11/18/2019 4:56:48 PM PDT