Theoretical Physics News

10/13/2015

Listening to the extragalactic radio

Astronomers probe outer regions of other galaxies at low frequencies.

10/06/2015

The Nobel Prize in Physics 2015

Awarded to Takaaki Kajita and Arthur B. McDonald “for the discovery of neutrino oscillations, which shows that neutrinos have mass."

10/02/2015

Phoenix Cluster: A fresh perspective on an extraordinary cluster of galaxies

The Phoenix Cluster holds several records for properties of a galaxy cluster.

09/21/2015

DESI, an ambitious probe of dark energy, achieves its next major milestone

DOE approves Critical Decision 2, based at Berkeley Lab.

09/17/2015

Advanced LIGO to Begin Operations

The Advanced LIGO begins operations this week, after 7 years of enhancement.

09/08/2015

Latest results from dark matter detector XMASS presented in Torino

Experiment to test whether dark matter signals change throughout the year yields contradictory results, say researchers at TAUP2015.

09/02/2015

Discovery of potential gravitational lenses shows citizen science value

Citizen scientists help an international team of researchers discover 29 new gravitational lens candidates.

08/31/2015

World’s most powerful digital camera sees construction green light

The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope’s ‘eye’ will be built at SLAC.

08/27/2015

Discovering Dust-Obscured Active Galaxies As They Grow

An extensive search with the Subaru Telescope yields dozens of dust-obscured galaxies.

08/25/2015

A cutting-edge research tool

Summer school teaches astrophysicists to use an open source computational code developed at UCSB's Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics.

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