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NAOJ Researchers Receive the MEXT Commendation for Science and Technology

April 26, 2016 |Topics

Five researchers and engineers received Prizes for Science and Technology and two young researchers received The Young Scientists' Prize, in the commendations by MEXT.

Special Website “Multiwavelength Universe” English version has Opened.

March 16, 2016 |Topics

The National Astronomical Observat...

Partial Solar Eclipse on March 9, 2016

February 24, 2016 |Topics

On March 9, 2016, a partial solar eclipse can be observed throughout Japan.

2015 External Review Report is Released

February 16, 2016 |Topics

The report of the External Review for the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan is released.

On the direct detection of the gravitational waves by LIGO

February 12, 2016 |Topics

The research team announced that the LIGO Scientific Collaboration has detected gravitational waves from the merger of two black holes.

Multilingual Universe from “Mitaka”

February 9, 2016 |Topics

The door to the digital Universe has been flung open!

New Year Greetings from Director General

January 4, 2016 |Topics

New Year Greetings from Director General of NAOJ.