Astrophysics News

06/22/2016

Science movie supervised by Hirosi Ooguri wins Best Educational Production Award

Film visualizes superstring theory and was supervised by supervised by Kavli IPMU Principal Investigator Hirosi Ooguri.

06/21/2016

Work of Russia’s RadioAstron space observatory extended till late 2018

Russia’s state space corporation Roscosmos has decided to extend the work of RadioAstron space observatory

06/16/2016

Scientists Detect Most Distant Signs of Oxygen in the Universe

Discovery provides a glimpse into what the universe was like in ancient times.

06/15/2016

For Second Time, LIGO Detects Gravitational Waves

Signal was produced by two black holes colliding 1.4 billion light years away.

06/08/2016

Scientists Observe Supermassive Black Hole Feeding on Cold Gas

Findings suggest two dining styles for black holes.

06/01/2016

9 SCIENTIFIC PIONEERS TO RECEIVE THE 2016 KAVLI PRIZES

This year’s laureates were selected for the direct detection of gravitational waves, the invention and realization of atomic force microscopy, and for the discovery of mechanisms that allow experience and neural activity to remodel brain function.

05/31/2016

SLAC’s New Computer Science Division Teams with Stanford to Tackle Data Onslaught

Partnership aims to meet the coming challenges of exascale computing, defined as a billion billion calculations per second.

05/25/2016

Supermassive Black Hole Wind Can Stop New Stars From Forming

New class of galaxies with supermassive black hole winds energetic enough to suppress star formation.

05/13/2016

White House Announces National Microbiome Initiative

Public-private initiative aims foster the integrated study of microbiomes across different ecosystems.

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