Science October 24, 2006
Star Ends Infancy Abruptly
Zooming in on a nearby young star called HD 141569A, astronomers from the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan and the Max Planck Ins...
Science September 23, 2006
Hinode (Solar-B) has Flown!
Solar-B and its vehicle M-V-7 rocket have been successfully launched from Uchinoura Space Center (USC/JAXA) at 06:36 am on 23 September 200...
Science September 14, 2006
Cosmic Archeology Uncovers the Universe's Dark Ages
Astronomers using the Subaru telescope in Hawai'i have looked 60 million years further back in time than any other astronomers, to find the...
Science August 30, 2006
Japanese Researcher Finds Massive Black Hole 12.7 Billion Light-years Away
Astronomer Tomotsugu Goto from the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency(JAXA) has used the Subaru telescope to identify a distant quasar powe...
Science July 27, 2006
Giant Gas Clouds Illuminate Universe's Largest Structure
A team of astronomers using the Subaru and Keck telescopes on Mauna Kea has discovered giant, three-dimensional filaments of galaxies exten...
Science July 13, 2006
Subaru Discovers 9 New Satellites of Saturn
David Jewitt from the University of Hawaii and his colleagues discovered 9 new satellites of Saturn using the Subaru telescope. This achiev...
Science June 28, 2006
Diversity the Norm in Protoplanetary Disks: Astronomers Find Donuts, Spirals and Now Banana Splits
A close look at the protoplanetary disk around a young star by two teams of astronomers using the Subaru telescope on Mauna Kea has led to...
Science May 26, 2006
Universe Re-Ionized 900 Million Years After Birth
Subaru observations of the most distant known gamma-ray burst show that most hydrogen between the galaxies had become ionized 900 million ...
Science May 12, 2006
Subaru Captures Crumbling Comet Schwassmann-Wachmann 3
The Subaru telescope recently focused its attention on Comet Schwassman-Wachmann 3 and its crumbling nucleus. Using Suprime-Cam, astronomer...
Science April 21, 2006
Synergy of Technologies Reveal Origin of Dust Around Nearby Star
A combination of observing strategy and advanced technology has produced the most detailed picture yet of a dust disk surrounding a nearby...