Theoretical Physics News

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.

08/18/2015

Dark Energy Survey finds more celestial neighbors

New dwarf galaxy candidates could mean our sky is more crowded than we thought.

08/13/2015

Astronomers discover 'young Jupiter' exoplanet

Stanford physicist Bruce Macintosh, lead investigator on the Gemini Planet Imager, explains how this planet could help us understand how solar systems form.

07/30/2015

New Horizons data hint at underground ocean

Ice flows and water ice mountains spied by NASA spacecraft support the idea that an interior ocean may be driving geologic activity on Pluto.

07/29/2015

Iair Arcavi Receives Harvey L. Karp Discovery Award

KITP scholar Iair Arcavi will use the Harvey L. Karp Discovery Award to learn more about supermassive black holes.

07/22/2015

Déjà-vu, new theory says dark matter acts like well-known particle

A new theory says dark matter acts remarkably similar to subatomic particles known to science since the 1930s.

07/22/2015

ALMA witnesses assembly of galaxies in the early Universe for the first time

KICC astronomers detect the most distant clouds of star-forming gas ever found in normal galaxies in the early Universe.

07/08/2015

A black hole enigma

Iair Arcavi will use the Harvey L. Karp Discovery Award to learn more about supermassive black holes.

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