Science December 5, 2016
ALMA measures size of seeds of planets
Researchers using the ALMA, have for the first time, achieved a precise size measurement of small dust particles around a young star through radio-wave polarization.
Science November 28, 2016
Timing the Shadow of a Potentially Habitable Extrasolar Planet Paves the Way to Search for Alien Life
Researchers have observed the transit of a potentially Earth-like extrasolar planet known as K2-3d using the MuSCAT instrument on the Okayama Astrophysical Observatory 188-cm telescope.
Science November 22, 2016
Record-breaking Faint Satellite Galaxy of the Milky Way Discovered
An international team led by researchers from Tohoku University has found an extremely faint dwarf satellite galaxy of the Milky Way. The team's discovery is part of the ongoing Subaru Strategic Survey using Hyper Suprime-Cam.
Science November 21, 2016
Discovery of Unexpected Supersonic Events Everywhere on the Sun - Results from 5-minute Flight of the Sounding Rocket Experiment “CLASP” -
Having an imaging instrument on CLASP with the combination of high cadence and high sensitivity operating under seeing-free conditions led to the detection of many recurrent supersonic events at short timescales everywhere on the Sun.
Science October 31, 2016
A joint observation by solar observing satellites Hinode and IRIS quantitatively explores the formation of the solar chromosphere
Hinode and IRIS have shown that the dynamic solar chromosphere could be heated and formed by dissipation of the energy of waves.
Science October 13, 2016
Dense molecular gas disks drive the growth of supermassive black holes - Are supernova explosions the key?
Astronomers using ALMA and other telescopes, revealed that dense molecular gas disks a few hundred light years in scale located at the centers of galaxies supply gas to supermassive black holes situated within them.
Science September 29, 2016
Discovery of an Extragalactic Hot Molecular Core
Astronomers have discovered a 'hot molecular core', a cocoon of molecules surrounding a newborn massive star, for the first time outside our Galaxy.
Science September 14, 2016
ALMA Spots Possible Formation Site of Icy Giant Planet
Astronomers found signs of a growing planet around TW Hydra, a nearby young star, using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA).
Science September 8, 2016
Avoiding “Traffic Jam” Creates Impossibly Bright “Lighthouse”
A supercomputer recreated a blinking impossibly bright “monster pulsar.”
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Science July 26, 2016
Ancient Eye in the Sky
A group of astronomers and young students were analyzing some of that Hyper Suprime-Cam data at the school when they found a unique lens system.