Project News • March 21st, 2022
The count of confirmed exoplanets just ticked past the 5,000 mark, representing a 30-year journey of discovery led by NASA space telescopes. Not so long ago, we lived in a universe with only a small number of known planets, all of them orbiting our Sun. But a new raft of discoveries marks a...
Project News • March 16th, 2022
A team of scientists found NASA's Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope will be able to measure a specific kind of space dust littered throughout dozens of nearby planetary systems’ habitable zones, or the regions around stars where temperatures are mild enough that liquid water could pool on worlds’...
IPAC News • March 2nd, 2022
NASA Exoplanet Science Institute Scientist Dr. Jessie Christiansen will be joining a class of 20 change-makers from around the world as a TED Fellow.
Project News • February 24th, 2022
NASA’s Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope, now under construction, will test new technologies for space-based planet hunting. The mission aims to photograph worlds and dusty disks around nearby stars with detail up to a thousand times better than possible with other observatories.
Community News • January 27th, 2022
The IPAC Visiting Graduate Fellowship participants for 2022 have been selected.
Project News • January 27th, 2022
IRSA had a number of milestones, releases and updates in 2021. Here is a recap of some of the high-level announcements.
IPAC News • January 20th, 2022
Cheers for 2022 and beyond from your colleagues at IPAC!
Project News • January 19th, 2022
In 2021, NED had six releases. The NED November and December 2021 Releases included integration of the Chandra Source Catalog (CSC 2.0.1), 989K new object links, 323K new sources from the literature cross-identified with NED objects, and 5.3 million new photometric data points have been...
Project News • January 12th, 2022
A first-of-its-kind exploding star – thought to have existed only in theory – was recently discovered with the Zwicky Transient Facility by an international team of astronomers.
Project News • January 11th, 2022
In many ways, January 2022 is not a typical January. Most years, we announce at the winter meeting of the American Astronomical Society (AAS) that the current class of educators from the NASA/IPAC Teacher Archive Research Program (NITARP) has graduated, and a new class of NITARP educators is...