Topics March 28, 2017
Dr. Takiwaki and Dr. Hada received the ASJ Young Astronomer Awards 2016
Dr. Tomoya Takiwaki and Dr. Kazuhiro Hada received the ASJ Young Astronomer Awards 2016. Dr. Takiwaki is an assistant professor in the Division of Theoretical Astronomy, NAOJ and Dr. Hada is an assistant professor at NAOJ Mizusawa VLBI Observatory.
Topics March 27, 2017
9th SPSS Award Given to Dr. Joten Okamoto
The Society for Promotion of Space Science (SPSS) gave the 9th SPSS Award to Dr. Joten Okamoto, an NAOJ fellow who is engaged in research activities at the NAOJ Chile Observatory.
Topics March 16, 2017
Publicizing NAOJ and Playing “Mitaka” at the AAAS Meeting
NAOJ had an exhibit booth at the 2017 Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), held from February 17 to 19 in Boston.
Topics March 3, 2017
An Extraordinary Celestial Spiral with a Twist
An international team of astronomers has found a way of deriving the orbital shape of binary stars that have orbital periods too long to be directly measured.
Topics February 28, 2017
First Public Data Release by the Hyper Suprime-Cam Subaru Strategic Program
The first dataset from the Hyper Suprime-Cam Subaru Strategic Program (HSC-SSP) was released to the public on February 27th, 2017.
Topics February 17, 2017
Two Researchers in the Division of Theoretical Astronomy Receive Awards from the Inoue Foundation for Science
Two researchers in the Division of Theoretical Astronomy, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan, received awards from the Inoue Foundation for Science.
Topics December 16, 2016
ALMA Management Agreement Signed
On November 17, the Management Agreement Concerning Operations of ALMA was signed by NAOJ, AUI and ESO.
Topics December 12, 2016
NAOJ and UTSA Sign an Agreement to Collaborate in Astronomy
To further strengthen international collaboration, NAOJ and UTSA signed a memorandum of understanding on collaboration in astronomy.
Topics December 9, 2016
Special Website “Multiwavelength Universe” Wins the WebAward 2016 Best Science Site
NAOJ’s special website, “Multiwavelength Universe” won the WebAward 2016 Best Science Site. The Web Marketing Association in the United States of America gives these awards to excellent websites.
Topics December 2, 2016
Mitaka Open House Day 2016: More than 4500 Visitors Gathered at the Observatory in Autumn
The annual open house “Mitaka Open House Day” was held for 2 days on Friday, October 21, and Saturday, October 22, 2016.