Advancing Basic Science for Humanity
New dwarf galaxy candidates could mean our sky is more crowded than we thought.
Stanford physicist Bruce Macintosh, lead investigator on the Gemini Planet Imager, explains how this planet could help us understand how solar systems form.
Ice flows and water ice mountains spied by NASA spacecraft support the idea that an interior ocean may be driving geologic activity on Pluto.
KITP scholar Iair Arcavi will use the Harvey L. Karp Discovery Award to learn more about supermassive black holes.
A new theory says dark matter acts remarkably similar to subatomic particles known to science since the 1930s.
KICC astronomers detect the most distant clouds of star-forming gas ever found in normal galaxies in the early Universe.
Iair Arcavi will use the Harvey L. Karp Discovery Award to learn more about supermassive black holes.
Astronomers envision a 'high-definition Hubble' to look for life beyond Earth.
The latest results from the Subaru Telescope’s newest camera have captured nine large dark matter concentrations, each the mass of a galaxy cluster, more than one billion light-years from Earth.
A collaboration of physicists and a mathematician has made a significant step toward unifying general relativity and quantum mechanics.