astrophysics News


Mission Press Releases

  • ARIEL Exoplanet Mission Celebrates Citizen Science Launch
    Europlanet - Tuesday, September 17, 2019
    Posted on: 9/17/2019 5:52:27 PM PDT

  • Farinella Prize Awarded to Scott Sheppard & Chad Trujillo
    American Astronomical Society - Tuesday, September 17, 2019
    Posted on: 9/17/2019 5:44:16 PM PDT

  • KATRIN Cuts Mass Estimate for Elusive Neutrino in Half
    - Tuesday, September 17, 2019
    Posted on: 9/17/2019 5:37:10 PM PDT

  • American Astronomical Society "Super Bowl of Astronomy" in Honolulu, January 2020
    American Astronomical Society - Thursday, September 12, 2019
    Posted on: 9/13/2019 12:18:51 AM PDT

  • Ball Aerospace Delivers Lens Assembly to Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory for the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope
    Ball Aerospace and Technologies Corp. - Thursday, September 12, 2019
    Posted on: 9/12/2019 9:53:51 PM PDT

  • Towering balloon-like features discovered near centre of the Milky Way
    University of Oxford - Wednesday, September 11, 2019
    Posted on: 9/11/2019 11:31:50 PM PDT

  • German Astronomical Society Announces Prize Awardees for 2019
    German Astronomical Society - Tuesday, September 10, 2019
    Posted on: 9/10/2019 7:55:10 PM PDT

  • Near misses at Large Hadron Collider shed light on the onset of gluon-dominated protons
    University of Kansas - Tuesday, September 10, 2019
    Posted on: 9/10/2019 6:59:17 PM PDT

  • Busy older stars outpace stellar youngsters, new study shows
    University of Birmingham - Thursday, September 5, 2019
    Posted on: 9/5/2019 9:00:52 PM PDT

  • WPI mathematician is helping NASA spacecraft travel faster and farther
    Worcester Polytechnic Institute - Thursday, August 22, 2019
    Posted on: 8/22/2019 9:58:17 PM PDT

  • National Science Foundation Awards Arecibo Observatory $12.3 Million Grant
    University of Central Florida - Wednesday, August 14, 2019
    Posted on: 8/14/2019 10:06:30 PM PDT

  • Critical Observation Made on Maunakea During First Night of Return to Operations
    University of Hawaii - Tuesday, August 13, 2019
    Posted on: 8/13/2019 6:24:25 PM PDT

  • $3M Special Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics goes to supergravity investigators
    Breakthrough Prize Foundation - Tuesday, August 6, 2019
    Posted on: 8/6/2019 2:16:49 PM PDT

  • Event Horizon Telescope's Shep Doeleman to Receive 2020 Berkeley Prize
    American Astronomical Society - Thursday, July 25, 2019
    Posted on: 7/25/2019 8:59:11 PM PDT

  • Robert W. Smith to Receive 2020 Doggett Prize for Historical Astronomy
    American Astronomical Society - Thursday, July 25, 2019
    Posted on: 7/25/2019 1:41:52 PM PDT

  • IceCube Antarctic Neutrino Detector to Get $37M Upgrade
    University of Wisconsin-Madison - Tuesday, July 16, 2019
    Posted on: 7/16/2019 5:38:00 PM PDT

  • New Measurement of Cosmic Expansion Rate Is "Stuck in the Middle"
    Carnegie Institution - Tuesday, July 16, 2019
    Posted on: 7/16/2019 5:32:41 PM PDT

  • Scientists Piece Together Largest US-Based Dark Matter Experiment
    Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory - Tuesday, July 16, 2019
    Posted on: 7/16/2019 5:28:51 PM PDT

  • eROSITA Launch Heralds New Era for X-ray Astronomy
    Max-Planck-Institut für extraterrestrische Physik - Saturday, July 13, 2019
    Posted on: 7/13/2019 5:25:55 PM PDT

  • NASA Contract Awarded to University of Hawaii Institute for Astronomy (IfA) for IRTF Observatory Management
    University of Hawaii - Saturday, July 13, 2019
    Posted on: 7/13/2019 5:24:29 PM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • The Keck Planet Imager and Characterizer: Demonstrating advanced exoplanet characterization techniques for future extremely large telescopes
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - September 11, 2019
    Posted on: 9/11/2019 8:32:57 PM PDT

  • ATLAS Probe: Breakthrough Science of Galaxy Evolution, Cosmology, Milky Way, and the Solar System
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - September 4, 2019
    Posted on: 9/4/2019 3:30:23 PM PDT

  • Searches for neutrinos from fast radio bursts with IceCube
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - September 4, 2019
    Posted on: 9/4/2019 3:27:57 PM PDT

  • NASA ROSES-19 Amendment 33: D.3 APRA and D.7 SAT Deferred to ROSES-2020
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - September 3, 2019
    Posted on: 9/3/2019 3:12:29 PM PDT

  • Micro-X Sounding Rocket: Transitioning from First Flight to a Dark Matter Configuration
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - August 27, 2019
    Posted on: 8/27/2019 5:27:33 PM PDT

  • The IceCube Upgrade -- Design and Science Goals
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - August 27, 2019
    Posted on: 8/27/2019 5:26:05 PM PDT

  • Public engagement as a scientific tool to implement multi-messenger strategies with the Cosmic-Ray Extremely Distributed Observatory
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - August 27, 2019
    Posted on: 8/27/2019 5:23:55 PM PDT

  • Synergy between Art and Science: Collaboration at the South Pole
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - August 26, 2019
    Posted on: 8/26/2019 1:51:50 PM PDT

  • NASA ROSES-19 Amendment 27: D.11 NICER GO Final Text and Due Date
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - August 14, 2019
    Posted on: 8/14/2019 7:25:32 PM PDT

  • Community Involvement in the WFIRST Exoplanet Microlensing Survey
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - August 6, 2019
    Posted on: 8/6/2019 2:59:20 PM PDT

  • Astro2020 APC White Paper: Findings & Recommendations: AAS Committee on Status of Women in Astronomy: Towards Eliminating Harassment in Astronomy
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - August 6, 2019
    Posted on: 8/6/2019 2:58:40 PM PDT

  • Gender Balance and Inclusion Within The Australian Space Community: An Overview Of Delegates At The 2018 Australian Space Research Conference
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - August 2, 2019
    Posted on: 8/2/2019 7:36:45 PM PDT

  • Voyage 2050 White Paper: All-Sky Visible and Near Infrared Space Astrometry
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - August 2, 2019
    Posted on: 8/2/2019 7:35:48 PM PDT

  • Using Gaia for studying Milky Way star clusters
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - August 2, 2019
    Posted on: 8/2/2019 7:34:56 PM PDT

  • Using Artificial Intelligence to Augment Science Prioritization for Astro2020
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - August 2, 2019
    Posted on: 8/2/2019 7:28:55 PM PDT

  • The "Terrascope": On the Possibility of Using the Earth as an Atmospheric Lens
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - August 2, 2019
    Posted on: 8/2/2019 7:27:58 PM PDT

  • AMS-100: The Next Generation Magnetic Spectrometer in Space -- An International Science Platform for Physics and Astrophysics at Lagrange Point 2
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - July 14, 2019
    Posted on: 7/14/2019 9:38:31 PM PDT

  • The Atacama Large Aperture Submillimeter Telescope (AtLAST)
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - July 14, 2019
    Posted on: 7/14/2019 9:37:56 PM PDT

  • FARSIDE: A Low Radio Frequency Interferometric Array on the Lunar Farside
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - July 14, 2019
    Posted on: 7/14/2019 9:37:25 PM PDT

  • Commensal, Multi-user Observations with an Ethernet-based Jansky Very Large Array
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - July 14, 2019
    Posted on: 7/14/2019 9:36:47 PM PDT