Articles Tagged with "astronomy"

Astronomy News

Kathy Svitil
After being alerted to a gravitational-wave event by LIGO and its European counterpart Virgo, thousands of scientists across the globe looked at a patch of sky and saw the aftermath of a neutron star collision, marking the first time such an event has been observed with both gravitational-wave and conventional astronomy.
Discovery marks first cosmic event observed in both gravitational waves and light.
Whitney Clavin
A new video highlights Caltech professor Ed Stone, the only person ever to have held the position of project scientist for NASA's Voyager mission.
Lori Dajose
NuSTAR will use the upcoming total solar eclipse to learn about the mysteries of the sun
Whitney Clavin
Jet material ejected from a black hole is magnified in new observations from Caltech's Owens Valley Radio Observatory.
Robert Perkins
Key figures from the Voyager mission participated in a panel discussion and screening of the new documentary "The Farthest—Voyager In Space" on July 29.
Whitney Clavin
LIGO's chief engineer honored for his role in developing gravitational-wave detectors.
Jon Nalick
The weekly science and technology talks will be presented each Thursday through August 3.
New research from Elise Furlan of Caltech is helping to determine the true density of planets.
Whitney Clavin
Nick Scoville, who led the COSMOS sky survey for its first 10 years, has been awarded the 2017 Bruce Medal.
The Farthest tells the story of NASA's Voyager mission and its journey to the outer planets and beyond.
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