Advancing Basic Science for Humanity
Team of professional and citizen scientists identifies tails of comets streaking past a distant star.
The Advanced LIGO gravitational wave detectors have announced their first observation of a binary neutron star coalescence.
UChicago physicists calculate expansion rate of universe using breakthrough research.
Discovery marks first cosmic event observed in both gravitational waves and light.
The research team identified a Type Ia supernova that had exploded only within a day before their observation.
Nobel Prize shared by 2017 Kavli Prize Winners in Astrophysics, Rainer Weiss and Kip Thorne.
Finding is an important step to understanding origin of mysterious particles .
Research sheds light on the physical mechanisms that form black holes and drive their growth.
Discovery launches new era of gravitational wave science
Early results from the SAGA Survey indicate that the Milky Way’s satellites are much more tranquil than other systems