astrophysics News


Mission Press Releases

  • RIT scientists confirm a highly eccentric black hole merger for the first time
    Rochester Institute of Technology - Friday, January 21, 2022
    Posted on: 1/21/2022 2:28:21 PM PDT

  • Measuring Carbon Emission from an Inclined Galaxy
    Universities Space Research Association - Monday, January 10, 2022
    Posted on: 1/10/2022 6:39:35 PM PDT

  • Astronomers identify potential clue to reinonization of universe
    University of Iowa - Monday, January 10, 2022
    Posted on: 1/10/2022 6:32:17 PM PDT

  • An Uniquely Pristine Cluster Remnant
    Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope - Thursday, January 6, 2022
    Posted on: 1/6/2022 3:41:01 PM PDT

  • 2022 IAF Emerging Space Leaders Grant Programme
    International Astronautical Federation - Thursday, January 6, 2022
    Posted on: 1/6/2022 3:13:29 PM PDT

  • American Astronomical Society (AAS) Names 23 New Fellows for 2022
    American Astronomical Society - Wednesday, January 5, 2022
    Posted on: 1/5/2022 10:15:05 PM PDT

  • Matter and antimatter seem to respond equally to gravity
    RIKEN - Wednesday, January 5, 2022
    Posted on: 1/5/2022 4:47:33 PM PDT

  • AAS 239 In-Person Meeting Canceled
    American Astronomical Society - Wednesday, December 22, 2021
    Posted on: 12/23/2021 12:36:00 AM PDT

  • Are black holes and dark matter the same?
    University of Miami - Monday, December 20, 2021
    Posted on: 12/20/2021 7:44:33 PM PDT

  • 2022 LAD Early Career Award Goes to Kyle Crabtree
    American Astronomical Society - Monday, December 20, 2021
    Posted on: 12/20/2021 6:40:15 PM PDT

  • 2022 LAD Laboratory Astrophysics Prize Goes to Evelyne Roueff
    American Astronomical Society - Monday, December 20, 2021
    Posted on: 12/20/2021 6:39:27 PM PDT

  • ALMA’s Most Scientifically Productive Receiver Will Soon See Further than Ever Before
    National Radio Astronomy Observatory - Friday, December 17, 2021
    Posted on: 12/17/2021 4:56:35 PM PDT

  • Two-year launch anniversary of CHEOPS
    University of Bern - Tuesday, December 14, 2021
    Posted on: 12/14/2021 11:47:28 PM PDT

  • UNOOSA and KIAM RAS pick agencies from Kenya and Nigeria to receive small wide field-of-view telescopes
    United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs - Friday, December 10, 2021
    Posted on: 12/10/2021 3:18:49 PM PDT

  • Research reveals how plasma swirling around black holes can produce heat and light
    Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory - Thursday, December 9, 2021
    Posted on: 12/9/2021 7:13:42 PM PDT

  • NASA Launches New Mission to Explore Universe’s Most Dramatic Objects
    NASA HQ - Thursday, December 9, 2021
    Posted on: 12/9/2021 4:52:18 PM PDT

  • Jet From Giant Galaxy M87: Computer Modelling Explains Black Hole Observations
    Goethe University Frankfurt - Tuesday, December 7, 2021
    Posted on: 12/7/2021 6:33:27 PM PDT

  • New study proposes expansion of the universe directly impacts black hole growth
    University of Hawaii - Tuesday, December 7, 2021
    Posted on: 12/7/2021 6:30:50 PM PDT

  • First ALMA animation of circling twin young stars
    National Institutes of Natural Sciences - Tuesday, December 7, 2021
    Posted on: 12/7/2021 6:27:32 PM PDT

  • Opening Statement of Ranking Member Brian Babin at Joint Space & Aeronautics and Research & Technology Subcommittees Hearing on the Decadal Survey of
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - Friday, December 3, 2021
    Posted on: 12/3/2021 6:46:02 PM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • Job Announcement: NASA Astrophysics Division Director
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - January 12, 2022
    Posted on: 1/12/2022 3:33:35 PM PDT

  • NASA [Smd] Astrophysics Probe Announcement of Opportunity Status
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - January 11, 2022
    Posted on: 1/11/2022 2:38:13 PM PDT

  • NASA [Smda] Virtual NASA Astrophysics Events from AAS239
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - January 10, 2022
    Posted on: 1/10/2022 5:14:49 PM PDT

  • NASA Astrophysics Virtual Town Hall 1/11, 2:45 ET.
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - January 5, 2022
    Posted on: 1/5/2022 7:37:18 PM PDT

  • NASA Smd Agenda/Logistics for Astrophysics Science Smallsat Studies (AS^3) reports AAS special session
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - December 27, 2021
    Posted on: 12/27/2021 9:12:23 PM PDT

  • American Astronomical Society AAS239: COVID-19 Update
    American Astronomical Society - December 20, 2021
    Posted on: 12/20/2021 8:18:09 PM PDT

  • NASA SMD: SOFIA Cycle 10 Calls for Proposals
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - December 20, 2021
    Posted on: 12/20/2021 6:38:36 PM PDT

  • NASA [Smd] ROSES-21 Amendment 61: D.16 Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope Research and Support Opportunities Deferred to ROSES-2022
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - December 17, 2021
    Posted on: 12/17/2021 4:53:36 PM PDT

  • Observation of ELVES with Mini-EUSO telescope on board the International Space Station
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - December 16, 2021
    Posted on: 12/16/2021 3:10:13 PM PDT

  • NASA ROSES-21 Amendment 53: D.12 XRISM Guest Scientist program deferred to 2022
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - December 8, 2021
    Posted on: 12/8/2021 10:40:05 PM PDT

  • Astrosat: Forecasting satellite transits for optical astronomical observations
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - December 10, 2021
    Posted on: 12/3/2021 5:26:17 PM PDT

  • Measuring microlensing parallax via simultaneous observations from Chinese Space Station Telescope and Roman Telescope
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - December 3, 2021
    Posted on: 12/3/2021 5:25:19 PM PDT

  • NASA SMD ROSES-21 Amendment 51: D.15 Astrophysics Pioneers Final Text and Due Dates
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - December 3, 2021
    Posted on: 12/3/2021 5:17:13 PM PDT

  • GAO: NASA: Lessons from Ongoing Major Projects Can Inform Management of Future Space Telescopes
    Government Accountability Office - December 1, 2021
    Posted on: 12/1/2021 5:50:42 PM PDT

  • Reaching Diverse Groups in Long-Term Astronomy Public Engagement Efforts
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - November 18, 2021
    Posted on: 11/18/2021 6:17:45 PM PDT

  • Can Satellite Mega-Constellations Justify Their Impact On Astronomy?
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - November 9, 2021
    Posted on: 11/9/2021 6:42:12 PM PDT

  • Cyber-Cosmos: A New Citizen Science Concept in A Dark Sky Destination
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - November 8, 2021
    Posted on: 11/8/2021 10:07:03 PM PDT

  • NASA SMD Astrophysics Explorer Solicitations Mandatory NOI Due Date Extended.
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - October 25, 2021
    Posted on: 10/25/2021 9:39:27 PM PDT

  • NASA Smd ROSES-21 Amendment 37: Final Text and Due Dates for D.3 APRA and D.7 SAT
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - September 24, 2021
    Posted on: 9/24/2021 4:08:58 PM PDT

  • Can we illuminate our cities and (still) see the stars?
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - September 14, 2021
    Posted on: 9/14/2021 3:23:15 PM PDT