Astrophysics News

03/25/2020

Detailed Cosmic Map to Reveal Dark Energy's Sway

DESI, a bold celestial mapmaking effort, will help unravel the mystery of the universe's accelerating expansion rate

02/25/2020

Dark Emulator

A supercomputer infused with artificial intelligence hunts for the universe's "dark" components

02/14/2020

Into the Unknown: Astrophysics Highlights

Researchers at Kavli astrophysics institutes explore regions of time and space that have so far resisted human understanding

01/17/2020

"Beauty"-ful Physics

The Belle II experiment could help explain why there's anything at all

01/02/2020

The "Stuff" of Astrophysics: Astrophysics Highlights

From the grossly familiar to the scarcely believable

12/20/2019

The Highest-Energy Light Ever Recorded: Astrophysics Highlights

Ever-improving telescope technologies enable astrophysicists to peel back nature's layers, solving stubborn mysteries

12/09/2019

Weather Forecast in Galaxy Clusters: Little Chance for Starmaking

Computer models predict the dynamics of galaxies, both inside their astrophysical borders and outside into their broader cosmic environments

11/19/2019

Observing the Behavior of Galaxies, the Universe's "Animals": Astrophysics Highlights

Astronomers continue to gain new insight into the ways of galaxies, the most significant individual structures found in the cosmos

10/30/2019

The Science of Exoplanets is Poised for Major Breakthroughs

TESS is discovering the best candidate worlds for detailed follow-up by future telescopes, which will scour these realms for signs of life

09/05/2019

A Pipeline of Discovery: Astrophysics Highlights

New discoveries roll in, while even newer ones look to be just around the bend

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