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KAGRA’s Initial Operation To Begin Soon

November 16, 2015 |Topics

The next-generation Telescope, KAGRA, aim to perform the world’s first detection of gravitational waves, will commence operation.

ALMA telescope unveils rapid formation of new stars in distant galaxies

October 15, 2015 |Science

Researchers find galaxies forming stars at extreme rates nine billion years ago were efficient than average galaxies by ALMA, PdBI, and etc.

Announcement of Holding Mitaka Open House Day 2015

October 8, 2015 |Notices

Mitaka Open House Day 2015 will be held on Oct. 23 and 24, 2015. There are many contents such as open facilities, give lectures, and so on.

Mechanism of explosions and plasma jets associated with sunspot formation revealed

September 30, 2015 |Science

Research team reveals the astrophysical mechanism for the formation of sunspots by Hinode and NASA Ames Research Center's supercomputer.

“Fossils” of galaxies reveal the formation and evolution of massive galaxies

September 25, 2015 |Science

An international team observed massive dead galaxies in the universe 4 billion years after the Big Bang with the Subaru Telescope's MOIRCS.

Oxygen is not Definitive Evidence of Life on Habitable Extrasolar Planets

September 10, 2015 |Science

Astrobiology Center and IMS have presented a novel hypothesis that it could be possible for planets to have large quantities of abiotic oxygen.

Space Scoop This article is including a link to a article for kids.

CLASP was successfully launched

September 4, 2015 |Topics

CLASP was successfully launched to space from White Sands in the U.S.A. and all data were stored in the instrument during the flight.