Advancing Basic Science for Humanity
KITP hosts a rapid-response program to explore myriad new astrophysical insights from a double neutron star merger
Findings present a puzzle as to how such a huge object could have grown so quickly.
Discovery made possible by a leap in submillimetre radio astronomy technology, comparable to viewing videos instead of photos.
Japan launches an organization to develop the world's biggest neutrino particle detector.
UCSB astrophysicists and LCO astronomers study a supernova that challenges known theories of how certain stars end their lives.
Team of professional and citizen scientists identifies tails of comets streaking past a distant star.
The Advanced LIGO gravitational wave detectors have announced their first observation of a binary neutron star coalescence.
UChicago physicists calculate expansion rate of universe using breakthrough research.
Discovery marks first cosmic event observed in both gravitational waves and light.
The research team identified a Type Ia supernova that had exploded only within a day before their observation.