astrophysics News


Mission Press Releases

  • Astronomers Approve 86 New Star Names from Around the World
    International Astronomical Union - Monday, December 11, 2017
    Posted on: 12/11/2017 3:54:52 PM PDT

  • Astronomer Shares $3M Physics Breakthrough Prize
    Cornell University - Saturday, December 9, 2017
    Posted on: 12/9/2017 7:11:04 PM PDT

  • Professor to Study Cosmic Evolution with Webb Telescope
    Rochester Institute of Technology - Thursday, December 7, 2017
    Posted on: 12/7/2017 10:36:41 PM PDT

  • Willy Benz Elected ESO Council President
    European Southern Observatory - Thursday, December 7, 2017
    Posted on: 12/7/2017 10:34:20 PM PDT

  • Chairman Smith Opening Statement NASA’s Next Four Large Telescopes
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - Wednesday, December 6, 2017
    Posted on: 12/7/2017 4:41:16 AM PDT

  • Study sheds light on turbulence in astrophysical plasmas
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Monday, December 4, 2017
    Posted on: 12/4/2017 4:19:39 PM PDT

  • Do Dark Matter and Dark Energy Really Exist?
    University of Geneva - Wednesday, November 22, 2017
    Posted on: 11/22/2017 3:36:15 PM PDT

  • Next Generation Astronomical Survey to Map the Entire Sky
    Carnegie Institution - Thursday, November 16, 2017
    Posted on: 11/16/2017 9:36:27 PM PDT

  • NASA Invites Media, Public to Discussion on Astronomy's Expanding 'Senses'
    Marshall Space Flight Center - Thursday, November 16, 2017
    Posted on: 11/16/2017 9:33:08 PM PDT

  • UW Researchers Ready for Era of "Big Data" Astronomy
    University of Washington - Tuesday, November 14, 2017
    Posted on: 11/14/2017 5:51:50 PM PDT

  • Star kills its 'congenial' to form together a dwarf-binary system, astronomers confirm
    FUNDAÇÃO DE AMPARO À PESQUISA DO ESTADO DE SÃO PAULO - Thursday, November 9, 2017
    Posted on: 11/9/2017 11:39:22 PM PDT

  • Cartography of the cosmos
    Argonne National Laboratory - Wednesday, November 8, 2017
    Posted on: 11/9/2017 12:53:48 AM PDT

  • NASA ROSES-17 Amendment 45: D.13 SOFIA Next Generation Instrument Draft Text for Community Comment
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - Friday, November 3, 2017
    Posted on: 11/3/2017 7:40:21 PM PDT

  • One step closer to defining dark matter, GPS satellite atomic clocks on the hunt
    University of Nevada, Reno - Wednesday, November 1, 2017
    Posted on: 11/1/2017 7:45:15 PM PDT

  • Physicists describe new dark matter detection strategy
    Brown University - Wednesday, November 1, 2017
    Posted on: 11/1/2017 7:43:52 PM PDT

  • Research Notes of the AAS Are Back and Better Than Ever
    American Astronomical Society - Monday, October 30, 2017
    Posted on: 10/30/2017 4:48:14 PM PDT

  • Experiment Provides Deeper Look into the Nature of Neutrinos
    Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory - Monday, October 23, 2017
    Posted on: 10/23/2017 8:13:04 PM PDT

  • Artificial Intelligence Finds 56 New Gravitational Lens Candidates
    NOVA - Monday, October 23, 2017
    Posted on: 10/23/2017 8:11:12 PM PDT

  • Los Alamos researchers and supercomputers help interpret the latest LIGO finding
    Los Alamos National Laboratory - Friday, October 20, 2017
    Posted on: 10/20/2017 3:20:10 PM PDT

  • How a neutron star collision proves Einstein's 100-year-old General Relativity prediction
    University of Johannesburg - Friday, October 20, 2017
    Posted on: 10/20/2017 3:06:28 PM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • High Contrast Observations of Bright Stars with a Starshade
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - December 9, 2017
    Posted on: 12/9/2017 10:10:36 PM PDT

  • Ranking Member Johnson’s Opening Statement NASA’s Next Four Large Telescopes Hearing
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology Democrats - December 6, 2017
    Posted on: 12/6/2017 8:11:50 PM PDT

  • Chairman Babin Opening Statement NASA’s Next Four Large Telescopes
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - December 6, 2017
    Posted on: 12/6/2017 7:56:30 PM PDT

  • Green Bank Observatory: NSF Releases Draft Environmental Impact Statement
    National Science Foundation - December 5, 2017
    Posted on: 12/5/2017 9:36:26 PM PDT

  • SPIDER: CMB polarimetry from the edge of space
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - December 4, 2017
    Posted on: 12/4/2017 5:33:39 PM PDT

  • NASA ROSES-17 Amendment 50: Release of D.15 System-Level Segmented Telescope Design
    NASA HQ - December 1, 2017
    Posted on: 12/2/2017 1:20:33 AM PDT

  • Key Science Goals for the Next Generation Very Large Array (ngVLA): Report from the ngVLA Science Advisory Council
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - November 29, 2017
    Posted on: 11/29/2017 11:20:41 PM PDT

  • A next-generation Very Large Array
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - November 29, 2017
    Posted on: 11/29/2017 11:19:29 PM PDT

  • Development of a 32-channel ASIC for an X-ray APD Detector onboard the ISS
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - November 28, 2017
    Posted on: 11/28/2017 11:22:27 PM PDT

  • NASA ROSES-17 Amendment 47: APRA Exclusions and Requirements Changes and delay of due date for mandatory NOIs.
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - November 16, 2017
    Posted on: 11/16/2017 5:32:53 PM PDT

  • NASA ROSES-17 Amendment 48: D.8 SAT text changes and NOIs Required
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - November 16, 2017
    Posted on: 11/16/2017 5:31:15 PM PDT

  • NASA ROSES-17 Amendment 46: NOIs Required for APRA
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - November 6, 2017
    Posted on: 11/6/2017 10:41:11 PM PDT

  • Gaia: on the road to DR2
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - November 1, 2017
    Posted on: 11/1/2017 7:24:00 PM PDT

  • The ESA Gaia Archive: Data Release 1
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - November 1, 2017
    Posted on: 11/1/2017 7:23:18 PM PDT

  • Mapping Spiral Structure on the far side of the Milky Way
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - October 24, 2017
    Posted on: 10/24/2017 4:50:50 PM PDT

  • 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