Topics July 2, 2018
New IR Instrument Searches for Habitable Planets
A new instrument to search for potentially habitable/inhabited planets has started operation at the Subaru Telescope.
Topics June 15, 2018
Full NAOJ Mitaka Campus Audio Guide Now Available
The Public Relations Center of NAOJ prepared an audio guide in English and Japanese for each open facility and placed a two-dimensional barcode onsite linking to the audio guide website.
Topics June 12, 2018
NAOJ News June 2018 Issue
The June 2018 issue of NAOJ News has been released.
Topics June 1, 2018
Supercomputer Astronomy: The Next Generation
The supercomputer Cray XC50, nicknamed NS-05 “ATERUI II” started operation on June 1, 2018.
Topics April 27, 2018
Next generation of telescope equipment begins arriving in Hawai`i
An instrument that will help astronomers study dark matter and galaxies in detail has begun to be assembled at NAOJ’s Subaru Telescope in Hawai`i.
Topics April 26, 2018
Dr. Ishikawa and Dr. Hada Receive the MEXT Commendation for Science and Technology for Young Scientists
Dr. Ryoko Ishikawa (Assistant Professor in the NAOJ Solar Science Observatory) and Dr. Kazuhiro Hada (Assistant Professor at Mizusawa VLBI Observatory) each received the Young Scientists’ Prize, in the Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT).
Topics April 1, 2018
Message from New Director General of NAOJ, Dr. Saku Tsuneta
Message from New Director General of NAOJ, Saku Tsuneta
Topics March 22, 2018
4D2U Movie Wins “Best VR Science Experience” at the 2018 Lumiere Awards
Our VR (virtual reality) movie “A Journey Through the Milky Way” won the Best VR Science Experience at the Lumiere Awards, promoted by the US Headquarters of the Advanced Imaging Society.
Topics March 8, 2018
Amazing Universe Captured with the Subaru Telescope! “HSC Viewer” Released to the Public
The first dataset from the Hyper Suprime-Cam Subaru Strategic Plan can be seen easily with the “HSC Viewer” website on your PC or tablet.
Topics March 2, 2018
Early science results from the Hyper Suprime-Cam Survey
Based on the newly obtained imaging data by Hyper Suprime-Cam on the Subaru Telescope, 3D distribution of dark matter reconstructed via tomographic methods using the weak lensing technique.