Advancing Basic Science for Humanity
The findings support a widely held theory that the expansion of the universe is accelerating.
An analysis of approximately 700 exoplanets demonstrates that circular orbits are the norm rather than the exception.
An international group of astronomers illuminates the role rapidly spinning black holes play in tidal disruption events.
Upgrades make detectors more sensitive to gravitational waves.
Astrophysicists at KITP will use a supercomputer to explore the driving forces behind mass loss in massive stars.
An international team led by researchers from Tohoku University has found an extremely faint dwarf satellite galaxy of the Milky Way.
Data from New Horizons mission suggest a water-ice ocean lies beneath Pluto’s heart-shaped basin.
KITP’s Greg Huber worked with nuclear physicists to confirm a structural similarity found in both human cells and neutron stars.
Scientists reconstruct first hours after a giant impact created one of the largest craters on the moon.
The halos are far more common than expected and consist of relatively cold intergalactic gas.