Advancing Basic Science for Humanity
Winning work appeared in The New York Times, The Seattle Times, Smithsonian Magazine, KQED QUEST and WGBH/NOVA and others.
A team of scientists have detect the brightest flare ever observed from the black hole in the center of the Milky Way.
Astronomers using data from NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope have made the most accurate measurement of starlight in the universe.
Alan Alda visited SLAC as part of a two-day workshop on communicating science hosted by the Kavli Institute for Particle Physics and Astrophysics (KIPAC).
The Kavli Foundation was presented the “Shokumon Award” by the University of Tokyo.
Researchers find evidence that the yellow supergiant star found at the location of supernova SN 2011dh was its progenitor.
The Hubble Ultra Deep Field image of a small area of space in the constellation Fornax contains about 5,500 galaxies.
When the Dark Energy Camera (DECam) opened its giant eye last week more than 120 members of the DES eagerly awaited the first snapshots.
Scientists in the international Dark Energy Survey collaboration announced this week that the Dark Energy Camera has achieved first light.
New data finds the period when the first stars and galaxies formed was shorter than theorists speculated — and that it ended early.