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...
Science April 12, 2006
Computer Simulations Link Galaxies Past and Present
Ultra-high resolution super computer simulations have succeeded in revealing the future of the earliest and most distant galaxies known. Th...
Science February 23, 2006
MOIRCS - Subaru's new "infrared eye" now open
Subaru Telescope opened its doors to astronomers from all over the world in December, 2000. In the five years since then, the telescope's c...
Science January 6, 2006
Cosmological Magnetic Field: a fossil of density perturbations in the early universe
The origin of large scale magnetic fields found in galaxies and clusters of galaxies is still a mystery. Researchers from National Astronom...
Science December 22, 2005
Young Galaxies Grow Up Together in a Nest of Dark Matter
Astronomers have found clear indications that clumps of dark matter are the nursing grounds for new born galaxies about twelve billion ligh...
Science October 13, 2005
A Galactic Space Halo -- NGC2403
Subaru Telescope, using Suprime-Cam, took the clearest most complete image to date of the spiral galaxy NGC 2403. At a distance of 10 milli...