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 October 13, 2016
NAOJ “New Scientist Live” Exhibition Held in London
The "New Scientist Live" science exhibition, was held in a suburb of London for four days, September 22-25, 2016.
Topics September 20, 2016
NAOJ to exhibit at “New Scientist Live”
“New Scientist Live” is an international exhibition held for four days from 22-25 September 2016. NAOJ, will present ideas and activities there.
Topics August 10, 2016
The 3rd Symposium on Universal Design for Astronomy Education with Workshops for Educational Material Development
On 24 to 26 of September 2016, the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ) will host the 3rd Japanese symposium dedicated to Universal Design Astronomy.
Topics July 22, 2016
National Institutes of Natural Sciences (NINS) Nobeyama Exhibition Room is open for a limited time this summer
In summer 2016, the newly-established “NINS Nobeyama Exhibition Room” opened in Nobeyama Radio Observatory (NRO).
Topics July 20, 2016
Space Scoop Comic Contest is Now Underway
An international comic contest based on the Space Scoop articles is underway for children from 8 to 18 years old.
Topics June 16, 2016
Second Gravitational Wave Detection Confirms High Rate of Black Hole Collisions
For the second time, it is announced that scientists from the LIGO Scientific Collaboration and the Virgo Collaboration have observed gravitational waves.
Topics April 26, 2016
NAOJ Researchers Receive the MEXT Commendation for Science and Technology
Five researchers and engineers received Prizes for Science and Technology and two young researchers received The Young Scientists' Prize, in the commendations by MEXT.