Topics March 3, 2017
An Extraordinary Celestial Spiral with a Twist
An international team of astronomers has found a way of deriving the orbital shape of binary stars that have orbital periods too long to be directly measured.
Topics February 28, 2017
First Public Data Release by the Hyper Suprime-Cam Subaru Strategic Program
The first dataset from the Hyper Suprime-Cam Subaru Strategic Program (HSC-SSP) was released to the public on February 27th, 2017.
Topics February 17, 2017
Two Researchers in the Division of Theoretical Astronomy Receive Awards from the Inoue Foundation for Science
Two researchers in the Division of Theoretical Astronomy, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan, received awards from the Inoue Foundation for Science.
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).