Science August 16, 2010
Japanese Receivers for ALMA Obtained the First Spectrum
Two different types of the receivers Japan developed for ALMA (Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array) successfully obtained the firs...
Science July 21, 2010
Subaru Telescope Detects Clues for Understanding the Origin of Mysterious Dark Gamma-Ray Bursts
Afterglow of the dark GRB and its host galaxy taken with Multi-object Infrared Camera and Spectrograph on Subaru telescope. A research team...
Science May 19, 2010
“Hinode” discovered the origin of white light flare
A Japan-US international research team led by Dr. Kyoko Watanabe, a JAXA aerospace project research associate, identified the origin of the...
Science April 27, 2010
Research Illuminates the Shape of Dark Matter's Distribution
An international team of researchers from Japan, Taiwan, and the United Kingdom has provided the first direct and clear evidence for an ext...
Science April 12, 2010
Conclusion of Agreement for the Launch of Nano-JASMINE
Nano-JASMINE is an astrometry satellite mission using a very small satellite with the weight of 35kg. The aperture size of a primary mirror...
Science April 6, 2010
Detection of Extended High Circular Polarization in the Orion Nebula
The origin of biomolecular homochirality is a longstanding mystery. This is the phenomenon that terrestrial living material consists almost...
Science March 9, 2010
"Hinode" discovered strong magnetic field patches in the Sun's polar region
TA Japan-US-Euro international research team including the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan observed the solar polar region with ...
Science March 3, 2010
ALMA Band 10 development team won the Super Conductor Science and Technology Award
ALMA Band 10 development team members received the Super Conductor Science and Technology Award from the Society of Non-Traditional Technol...
Science January 5, 2010
Closing the loop for ALMA
The Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) has passed a key milestone crucial for the high-quality images that will be the tra...
Science December 12, 2009
First Direct Imaging of a Young Binary System
A team of astronomers from The Graduate University for Advanced Studies, the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan, and other universi...