NASA is looking for a new mission for the damaged Kepler space telescope. Here are some ideas.
By sending a chamber of dust on a suborbital ballistic rocket, the authors of this paper hope to find out how planetesimals form.
Highlights from the International Astronomical Union Symposium on “Exploring the Formation and Evolution of Planetary Systems”.
An array of cosmic ray telescopes in western Utah is determining the origin of the most energetic particles in the Universe.
An array of dipole antennas in South Africa’s Karoo desert offers the best limit on the power spectrum of the Epoch of Reionization.
I’m spending a month at the South Pole working on a CMB telescope. In this last post, we tour South Pole Station and run a race around the world!
I’m spending a month at the South Pole working on a CMB telescope. In this installment, I measure the telescope’s sidelobes and close up a receiver.
The quest for identifying the dark matter particle is well underway. Today, we discuss the work of the ANTARES collaboration, which is using a neutrino telescope to search for signals of dark matter annihilation in the Sun.