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.
Topics February 9, 2016
Multilingual Universe from “Mitaka”
The door to the digital Universe has been flung open!
Topics January 4, 2016
New Year Greetings from Director General
New Year Greetings from Director General of NAOJ.
Topics December 18, 2015
Final Results of NameExoWorlds Public Vote Released
Final results of NameExoWorlds released.
Topics November 16, 2015
KAGRA’s Initial Operation To Begin Soon
The next-generation Telescope, KAGRA, aim to perform the world’s first detection of gravitational waves, will commence operation.
Topics September 4, 2015
CLASP was successfully launched
CLASP was successfully launched to space from White Sands in the U.S.A. and all data were stored in the instrument during the flight.
Topics April 23, 2015
Opening of “1 min. NAOJ TOPICS” a Special Website for Videos
We are pleased to announce the opening of “1 min. NAOJ TOPICS,” a special website collecting easy to understand 1 minute videos introducing some of the research activities being conducted at NAOJ.
Topics April 1, 2015
Announcement of the NAOJ Website Renewal
We launched new NAOJ website.
Topics March 17, 2015
Grand Reopening of the 4D2U Dome Theater
4D2U Dome Theater in NAOJ Mitaka campus updated entire projection system and public screenings are scheduled to restart in April 2015.