Advancing Basic Science for Humanity
NASA has selected a proposal by an MIT-led team to develop plans for an array of radio telescopes on the far side of the moon that would probe the earliest formation of the basic structures of the universe.
MIT faculty and students will play substantial roles on two of the seven teams that NASA selected to be part of its virtual Lunar Science Institute.
The University of Cambridge and the Kavli Foundation announced today their intention to establish a new institute to probe the beginnings of the cosmos.
KIYP China at the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the KIAA at Peking University will be part of a dozen-strong worldwide network.
Fred Kavli's remarks at the building dedication ceremony for the Kavli Institute for Particle Astrophysics and Cosmology.
X-ray cameras designed by MIT astrophysicists are a key component of a new instrument aboard an orbiting Japanese observatory,
An international team of astronomers led by MIT announced Oct. 5 that it has solved the mystery of the origin of short gamma-ray bursts.
Professor Frank Wilczek, MIT's Herman Feshbach Professor of Physics, has won the 2004 Nobel Prize in physics for a "colorful" discovery in the world of quarks.