Advancing Basic Science for Humanity
In banner day for planetary science, NASA selects Psyche and Lucy as new Discovery missions.
The findings support a widely held theory that the expansion of the universe is accelerating.
An international group of astronomers illuminates the role rapidly spinning black holes play in tidal disruption events.
Upgrades make detectors more sensitive to gravitational waves.
Astrophysicists at KITP will use a supercomputer to explore the driving forces behind mass loss in massive stars.
An international team led by researchers from Tohoku University has found an extremely faint dwarf satellite galaxy of the Milky Way.
KITP’s Greg Huber worked with nuclear physicists to confirm a structural similarity found in both human cells and neutron stars.
"Planet Nine” may be the reason that the solar system’s planets orbit at a six-degree angle with respect to the Sun.
Model describes how dead stars called white dwarfs could detonate.
Latest approval step paves the way for underground experiment’s startup in 2020.