Astrophysics News

02/01/2016

South Pole's Next Generation of Discovery

UChicago, Argonne, and Fermilab collaborate on telescope's new ultra-sensitive camera

01/27/2016

Stellar Parenting: Giant Star Clusters Make New Stars by 'Adopting' Stray Cosmic Gases

A new study reveals why globular clusters can be home to differently aged populations of stars

01/25/2016

Galaxy Cluster Environment Not Dictated By Its Mass Alone

The connection between a galaxy cluster and surrounding dark matter is characterized by the mass of clusters and their formation history.

01/14/2016

Record-Shattering Cosmic Blast Could Help Crack the Case of Extreme Supernova Explosions

Exploding star is 200 times more powerful than a typical supernovae

01/08/2016

Most Distant Massive Galaxy Cluster Identified

Formed in the first 4 billion years of the universe, cluster is 1,000 times more massive than the Milky Way.

01/06/2016

MOU between Kavli Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe and The Institute of Statistical Mathematics broadens research collaboration

Scientific research into the origin of the universe has been enhanced through a new partnership.

01/06/2016

Stellar Revelations

UCSB physicists and colleagues discover strong magnetic fields in the cores of many pulsating stars.

12/17/2015

Powerful Outflows from Supermassive Black Holes in the Early Universe

Resolving the gas flow around high redshift quasars.

11/18/2015

Stanford astronomers observe the birth of an alien planet

The newly found 'protoplanet' is 450 light years away, but observing how it collects matter and grows could answer some of the biggest questions concerning how our solar system formed.

11/13/2015

Gemini Planet Imager Exoplanet Survey - One Year Into The Survey

An ambitious three-year study dedicated to imaging young Jupiters has already been highly successful.

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