Caltech, Pasadena, CA (Aug. 19. 2009) – An investigation by the LIGO (Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory) Scientific Collaboration and the Virgo Collaboration...
Galaxies in the Early UniverseLast Updated on 2009-11-11 at 13:36About ten years ago, astronomers using new submillimeter wavelength facilities discovered the existence of a new class of very distant galaxies. These objects are located so far... More »
A Dark Matter Disk In Our GalaxyLast Updated on 2009-09-17 at 17:28Royal Astronomical Society, London (Sept. 18, 2008) – An international team of scientists predict that our Galaxy, the Milky Way, contains a disk of ‘dark matter’. In a... More »
Notes from the Astronomy Underground: Another...Last Updated on 2008-12-09 at 14:37
Things have been rather frenzied this summer, to say the least. I'm quickly learning that the once-venerated HST is a dilapidated geriatrics ward of telescopy, one whose shoddy... More »