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National Institutes of Natural Sciences (NINS) Nobeyama Exhibition Room is open for a limited time this summer

July 22, 2016 |Topics

In summer 2016, the newly-established “NINS Nobeyama Exhibition Room” opened in Nobeyama Radio Observatory (NRO).

Space Scoop Comic Contest is Now Underway

July 20, 2016 |Topics

An international comic contest based on the Space Scoop articles is underway for children from 8 to 18 years old.

ALMA Detected the Most Distant Oxygen

June 17, 2016 |Science

Astronomers using the ALMA detected a clear signal from oxygen in a galaxy located 13.1 billion light-years away from us.

Second Gravitational Wave Detection Confirms High Rate of Black Hole Collisions

June 16, 2016 |Topics

For the second time, it is announced that scientists from the LIGO Scientific Collaboration and the Virgo Collaboration have observed gravitational waves.

Japan OISTER collaboration uncovers the origin of extraordinary supernovae

June 7, 2016 |Science

Using data obtained through the OISTER in Japan, Researcher at Konan University, demonstrated that the origin of extraordinary supernovae can be explained by the ‘accretion scenario.’

Footprints of Baby Planets Imprinted in a Gas Disk

May 25, 2016 |Science

A new analysis of the ALMA data for a young star HL Tauri provides yet more firm evidence of baby planets around the star.

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

New Test by Deepest Galaxy Map Finds Einstein's Theory Stands True

May 11, 2016 |Science

By using FOMS on the Subaru Telescope, an international team has made a 3D map of 3000 galaxies 13 billion light years from Earth.