astrophysics News


Mission Press Releases

  • The mystery of the pulsating blue stars
    University of Erlangen-Nuremberg - Friday, August 11, 2017
    Posted on: 8/11/2017 8:38:27 PM PDT

  • NASA Selects Proposals to Study Galaxies, Stars, Planets
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - Thursday, August 10, 2017
    Posted on: 8/10/2017 2:23:40 PM PDT

  • 360-degree videos: a new visualization technique for astrophysical simulations
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - Friday, July 28, 2017
    Posted on: 7/28/2017 2:42:56 PM PDT

  • OFAR Ireland Officially Launched
    ASTRON - Thursday, July 27, 2017
    Posted on: 7/27/2017 2:02:15 PM PDT

  • LIGO Team Members to Receive 2018 Berkeley Prize from AAS
    American Astronomical Society - Thursday, July 27, 2017
    Posted on: 7/27/2017 2:00:37 PM PDT

  • Construction begins on international mega-science experiment to understand neutrinos
    Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory - Tuesday, July 25, 2017
    Posted on: 7/25/2017 2:58:37 PM PDT

  • Airborne Telescopes to Study Sun & Mercury During Solar Eclipse
    Southwest Research Institute - Tuesday, July 25, 2017
    Posted on: 7/25/2017 2:14:10 PM PDT

  • Cosmologists Produce New Maps of Dark Matter Dynamics
    University of Portsmouth - Tuesday, July 25, 2017
    Posted on: 7/25/2017 2:13:07 PM PDT

  • New Ways Developed to See the Formation of Stars in the Milky Way
    Adler Planetarium - Thursday, July 20, 2017
    Posted on: 7/20/2017 10:01:48 PM PDT

  • Australia Enters Strategic Partnership with European Southern Observatory
    European Southern Observatory - Tuesday, July 11, 2017
    Posted on: 7/11/2017 3:45:38 PM PDT

  • Thin Photodetector Could Increase Performance Without Adding Bulk
    University of Wisconsin-Madison - Monday, July 10, 2017
    Posted on: 7/10/2017 10:33:27 PM PDT

  • Nick Scoville Honored for "Lifetime of Outstanding Research in Astronomy"
    California Institute of Technology - Monday, July 10, 2017
    Posted on: 7/10/2017 10:32:15 PM PDT

  • 2017 Jansky Lectureship Awarded to Bernie Fanaroff of South Africa
    National Radio Astronomy Observatory - Thursday, June 29, 2017
    Posted on: 6/30/2017 1:46:39 AM PDT

  • Radioactive elements in Cassiopeia A suggest a neutrino-driven explosion
    RIKEN - Tuesday, June 27, 2017
    Posted on: 6/27/2017 4:38:28 PM PDT

  • Astronomers detect orbital motion in pair of supermassive black holes
    National Radio Astronomy Observatory - Tuesday, June 27, 2017
    Posted on: 6/27/2017 4:26:44 PM PDT

  • NASA-funded CHESS mission will check out the space between stars
    Goddard Space Flight Center - Sunday, June 25, 2017
    Posted on: 6/25/2017 5:31:42 PM PDT

  • Radioactive elements in Cassiopeia A suggest a neutrino-driven explosion
    RIKEN - Thursday, June 22, 2017
    Posted on: 6/22/2017 9:08:37 PM PDT

  • Unexpected rotation in a stone-dead galaxy
    University of Copenhagen - Thursday, June 22, 2017
    Posted on: 6/22/2017 8:59:38 PM PDT

  • LISA Gravitational-Wave Observatory Selected as ESA L3 Mission
    Albert Einstein Institute - Thursday, June 22, 2017
    Posted on: 6/22/2017 2:40:37 PM PDT

  • ESA to Develop Gravitational Wave Space Mission with NASA Support
    European Space Agency - Thursday, June 22, 2017
    Posted on: 6/22/2017 2:39:21 PM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • 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

  • NASA release of SALMON-3 and MMX Program Element Appendix
    NASA HQ - March 22, 2017
    Posted on: 3/23/2017 12:19:49 AM PDT

  • Protecting the Dark Skies of Chile: Initiatives, Education and Coordination
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - March 17, 2017
    Posted on: 3/17/2017 3:13:10 PM PDT

  • SKA Aperture Array Verification System: Electromagnetic modeling and beam pattern measurements using a micro UAV
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - March 5, 2017
    Posted on: 3/5/2017 5:21:40 PM PDT

  • NASA and NSF Select 6 Proposals for Dusty Plasma Investigations
    NASA HQ - February 10, 2017
    Posted on: 2/10/2017 9:42:53 PM PDT

  • Laser Interferometer Space Antenna
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - February 7, 2017
    Posted on: 2/7/2017 2:36:43 PM PDT

  • Electron & Positron Fluxes in Primary Cosmic Rays measured with the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer on the Space Station
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - January 27, 2017
    Posted on: 1/27/2017 11:11:24 PM PDT

  • Precision Pointing of Antennas in Space Using Arrays of Shape Memory Alloy Based Linear Actuators
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - January 27, 2017
    Posted on: 1/27/2017 3:53:49 PM PDT