Theoretical Physics News

07/06/2016

Lost Satellite Revealed Black Hole Stirring Cosmic Brew, Thwarting Star Formation

Before Hitomi Died, it Sent Back X-ray Data that Explain How Turbulent Motions May Prevent Cooling of Hot Gas.

06/27/2016

Simulations Foresee Hordes of Colliding Black Holes in Observatory’s Future

Study examines genealogy of first detected mergers.

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.

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.

05/10/2016

New Test By Deepest Galaxy Map Finds Einstein’s Theory Stands True

Researchers have made a 3D map of 3000 galaxies 13 billion light years from Earth.

04/20/2016

Experiment Probes Nature of Space and Time

Scientists listen for 'holographic noise" at the universe's smallest scale.

02/24/2016

Subaru Telescope Takes Snapshot of Fast Radio Burst Host Galaxy

Until now, no one could explain what fast radio bursts were or where they came from.

02/22/2016

New Satellite with Superior X-ray Vision Launched

‘Hitomi’ spacecraft to enable unprecedented views of the violent universe

02/19/2016

LIGO-India Gets Green Light

The project will expand the international network of gravitational wave detectors.

02/11/2016

Scientists Make First Direct Detection of Gravitational Waves

LIGO signal reveals first observation of two massive black holes colliding, proves Einstein right.

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