Science June 17, 2016
ALMA Detected the Most Distant Oxygen
Astronomers using the ALMA detected a clear signal from oxygen in a galaxy located 13.1 billion light-years away from us.
Topics June 16, 2016
Second Gravitational Wave Detection Confirms High Rate of Black Hole Collisions
For the second time, it is announced that scientists from the LIGO Scientific Collaboration and the Virgo Collaboration have observed gravitational waves.
Science June 7, 2016
Japan OISTER collaboration uncovers the origin of extraordinary supernovae
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.’
Science May 25, 2016
Footprints of Baby Planets Imprinted in a Gas Disk
A new analysis of the ALMA data for a young star HL Tauri provides yet more firm evidence of baby planets around the star.
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Science May 11, 2016
New Test by Deepest Galaxy Map Finds Einstein's Theory Stands True
By using FOMS on the Subaru Telescope, an international team has made a 3D map of 3000 galaxies 13 billion light years from Earth.
Topics April 26, 2016
NAOJ Researchers Receive the MEXT Commendation for Science and Technology
Five researchers and engineers received Prizes for Science and Technology and two young researchers received The Young Scientists' Prize, in the commendations by MEXT.
Topics March 16, 2016
Special Website “Multiwavelength Universe” English version has Opened.
The National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ) has created an English version of the special website “Multiwavelength Universe,...
Science March 10, 2016
Mysterious Infrared Light from Space Resolved Perfectly
A research team using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) has detected the faintest millimeter-wave source ever observe...
Science March 10, 2016
Deciphering Compact Galaxies in the Young Universe
A group of researchers using the Suprime-Cam instrument on the Subaru Telescope has discovered about 80 young galaxies that existed in the ...
Science March 3, 2016
ALMA Spots Baby Star’s Growing Blanket
Researchers have made the first direct observations delineating the gas disk around a baby star from the infalling gas envelope by ALMA.