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Topics September 20, 2016
NAOJ to exhibit at “New Scientist Live”
“New Scientist Live” is an international exhibition held for four days from 22-25 September 2016. NAOJ, will present ideas and activities there.
Topics August 10, 2016
The 3rd Symposium on Universal Design for Astronomy Education with Workshops for Educational Material Development
On 24 to 26 of September 2016, the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ) will host the 3rd Japanese symposium dedicated to Universal Design Astronomy.
Topics July 22, 2016
National Institutes of Natural Sciences (NINS) Nobeyama Exhibition Room is open for a limited time this summer
In summer 2016, the newly-established “NINS Nobeyama Exhibition Room” opened in Nobeyama Radio Observatory (NRO).
Topics July 20, 2016
Space Scoop Comic Contest is Now Underway
An international comic contest based on the Space Scoop articles is underway for children from 8 to 18 years old.
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.
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,...
Topics February 24, 2016
Partial Solar Eclipse on March 9, 2016
On March 9, 2016, a partial solar eclipse can be observed throughout Japan.
Topics February 16, 2016
2015 External Review Report is Released
The report of the External Review for the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan is released.
Topics February 12, 2016
On the direct detection of the gravitational waves by LIGO
The research team announced that the LIGO Scientific Collaboration has detected gravitational waves from the merger of two black holes.