Astrophysics News

10/02/2020

All Roads Lead to . . . Dark Matter? Astrophysics Highlights

The evidence for dark matter is as overwhelming as the direct searches for its constituent particles have been underwhelming—so far

09/15/2020

Lights out!

Advancing the art of starlight suppression in space with the Roman Telescope

08/13/2020

From Quanta to Galaxies: Astrophysics Highlights

Eking out better performance from a major cosmic observatory by dealing with the little things, literally

07/24/2020

The Most Powerful Particles in the Universe

The Pierre Auger Observatory captures rare but unmistakable signals of ultra-high-energy cosmic rays

07/08/2020

How the Universe Washes Over Us Earthlings: Astrophysics Highlights

Astrophysics is performed on objects we'll never physical encounter but that fortunately send light, particles, and waves our way

06/26/2020

The Value of Finding What You Weren't Looking For: Astrophysics Highlights

Telescopes staring intently at the sky to capture phenomenon A often end up cataloguing B, C, and D, bringing in valuable, bonus data

06/17/2020

A Startling Excess of Particle Detections by the XENON1T Could Point to New Physics

An experiment designed to smoke out dark matter may have stumbled upon an undiscovered particle or revealed a new property of neutrinos

06/08/2020

Big name, big game from the Square Kilometer Array

Past and present members of the Kavli Institute for Cosmology, Cambridge, gear up the science for the largest radio telescope ever built

05/20/2020

The Kavli Prize 2020

New laureates will be announced May 27

05/08/2020

For Astrophysics, Uncertainty is an Ally: Astrophysics Highlights

A feature, not a bug, of scientific fields including astrophysics is that their "answers" are subject to change. Wait, what?

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