astrophysics News


Mission Press Releases

  • 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

  • $1 Million Gift Creates William Wallace Campbell Director's Fund for Lick Observatory
    University of California Santa Cruz - Wednesday, January 8, 2020
    Posted on: 1/8/2020 11:43:34 PM PDT

  • NSF Announces Designation of the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope as the Vera C. Rubin Observatory
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - Wednesday, January 8, 2020
    Posted on: 1/8/2020 3:09:32 PM PDT

  • The turbulent life of two supermassive black holes caught in a galaxy crash
    National Radio Astronomy Observatory - Tuesday, January 7, 2020
    Posted on: 1/8/2020 12:41:29 AM PDT

  • In a nearby galaxy, a fast radio burst unravels more questions than answers
    West Virginia University - Tuesday, January 7, 2020
    Posted on: 1/8/2020 12:40:20 AM PDT

  • A fast radio burst tracked down to a nearby galaxy
    McGill University - Tuesday, January 7, 2020
    Posted on: 1/8/2020 12:39:14 AM PDT

  • NSF-supported observatory renamed for astronomer Vera C. Rubin
    National Science Foundation - Tuesday, January 7, 2020
    Posted on: 1/7/2020 6:13:33 PM PDT

  • NASA to Announce New Discoveries at Annual Astronomy Meeting
    NASA HQ - Tuesday, December 31, 2019
    Posted on: 12/31/2019 3:19:19 PM PDT

  • UNOOSA and the Keldysh Institute of Applied Mathematics are working on an Announcement of Opportunity to provide telescopes to institutions in develop
    United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs - Tuesday, December 24, 2019
    Posted on: 12/24/2019 6:27:44 PM PDT

  • Powder, not gas: A safer, more effective way to create a star on Earth
    Department of Energy - Tuesday, December 24, 2019
    Posted on: 12/24/2019 2:31:26 PM PDT

  • Las Cumbres Observatory and LSSTC Present Awards in the TOM Community Development Program
    Las Cumbres Observatory - Wednesday, December 18, 2019
    Posted on: 12/18/2019 10:09:53 PM PDT

  • Astrophysics and AI may offer key to early dementia diagnosis
    University of Sussex - Tuesday, December 17, 2019
    Posted on: 12/17/2019 10:32:17 PM PDT

  • Pulsars Observed from South America with Upgraded Radio Telescopes
    Rochester Institute of Technology - Tuesday, December 17, 2019
    Posted on: 12/17/2019 6:49:36 PM PDT

  • Hire more LGBTQ and disabled astronomers or risk falling behind, review finds
    ARC Centre of Excellence in All Sky Astrophysics - Friday, December 13, 2019
    Posted on: 12/6/2019 4:09:13 PM PDT

  • Black holes sometimes behave like conventional quantum systems
    SKOLKOVO INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (SKOLTECH) - Tuesday, November 5, 2019
    Posted on: 11/5/2019 11:33:00 PM PDT

  • How to spot a wormhole (if they exist)
    University at Buffalo - Wednesday, October 23, 2019
    Posted on: 10/23/2019 10:49:16 PM PDT


  • South African Astronomical Observatory - Thursday, October 17, 2019
    Posted on: 10/17/2019 4:59:55 PM PDT

  • Arecibo Observatory's Computing Power to Be Enhanced
    University of Central Florida - Thursday, October 17, 2019
    Posted on: 10/17/2019 4:57:21 PM PDT

  • Astronomer Receives Packard Fellowship to Pursue Black Hole Research
    University of Arizona - Tuesday, October 15, 2019
    Posted on: 10/15/2019 11:06:18 PM PDT

  • How do the strongest magnets in the universe form?
    University of Heidleberg - Wednesday, October 9, 2019
    Posted on: 10/9/2019 10:24:32 PM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • 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

  • The Growing Importance of a Tech Savvy Astronomy and Astrophysics Workforce
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - October 21, 2019
    Posted on: 10/21/2019 5:53:23 PM PDT

  • Twelve Years of Galaxy Zoo
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - October 21, 2019
    Posted on: 10/21/2019 5:51:40 PM PDT

  • ESA Voyage 2050 white paper -- Faint objects in motion: the new frontier of high precision astrometry
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - October 17, 2019
    Posted on: 10/18/2019 2:24:21 AM PDT

  • Canadian Astronomy on Maunakea: On Respecting Indigenous Rights
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - October 10, 2019
    Posted on: 10/10/2019 3:28:56 PM PDT

  • Canadian Investigations of the Interstellar Medium
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - October 10, 2019
    Posted on: 10/10/2019 3:26:56 PM PDT

  • Indigenizing the next decade of astronomy in Canada
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - October 9, 2019
    Posted on: 10/9/2019 3:20:47 PM PDT

  • High-redshift 21cm Cosmology in Canada
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - October 9, 2019
    Posted on: 10/9/2019 3:19:30 PM PDT

  • Strategic Scientific Plan for Gemini Observatory
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - September 23, 2019
    Posted on: 9/23/2019 3:56:10 AM PDT

  • 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