Euclid • December 6th, 2017
Dr. Dan Masters (JPL) is the PI of a successful Keck proposal for a 2-semester, 10 night Key Strategic Mission Support program to complete the Euclid calibration in support of...
Spitzer • November 29th, 2017
A NASA-led team has found evidence that the oversized exoplanet WASP-18b is wrapped in a smothering stratosphere loaded with carbon monoxide and devoid of water. The findings...
Spitzer • November 16th, 2017
A super-Earth exoplanet thought to sport lava lakes on its hot side, 55 Cancri e, likely also wears an atmosphere with ingredients similar to Earth's, a new study indicates.
2MASS • November 13th, 2017
To explore low-frequency gravitational waves, researchers look to a natural experiment in the sky called a pulsar timing array.
Spitzer • November 1st, 2017
Beneath an elegant office building with a Spanish-style red tiled roof in Pasadena, California, three timeworn storerooms safeguard more than a century of astronomy. Down the...
Spitzer • October 30th, 2017
A deep look back to the early universe by NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has revealed a surprisingly rowdy bunch of galaxies. Within a large galaxy sample observed 1.5 billion...
Spitzer • October 16th, 2017
For the first time, NASA scientists have detected light tied to a gravitational-wave event, thanks to two merging neutron stars in the galaxy NGC 4993, located about 130 million...
Spitzer • October 13th, 2017
NASA is seeking information from U.S. parties interested in operating the Spitzer Space Telescope with non-NASA funding after March 2019, when NASA financial support ends.
Spitzer • October 11th, 2017
A study finds that giant exoplanets that orbit far from their stars are more likely to be found around young stars that have a disk of dust and debris than those without disks.