ZTF • December 9th, 2020
The Zwicky Transient Facility (ZTF) and IPAC at the California Institute of Technology announce the fourth ZTF Public Data Release. ZTF is an optical time-domain survey covering...
TMT • December 7th, 2020
Dr. Gary Sanders, who has led the TMT Project as Project Manager with distinction since its inception, will retire at the start of 2021.
Lunar Trailblazer • December 2nd, 2020
After one year of preliminary design and several reviews, NASA has confirmed the Caltech-led Lunar Trailblazer mission to proceed to final design and build.
Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope • November 18th, 2020
NASA’s Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope will detect vestiges of sound waves that once rippled through the primordial cosmic sea.
Spitzer • November 18th, 2020
The Blue Ring Nebula, which perplexed scientists for over a decade, appears to be the youngest known example of two stars merged into one.
ZTF • October 26th, 2020
On Friday Oct 23, 2020, a virtual meeting was held to celebrate the conclusion of Zwicky Transient Facility (ZTF) Phase I ("ZTF-1") which was fully commissioned by March 2018...
TMT • October 26th, 2020
TMT Optics and Systems Engineering teams have reached another major milestone, with a successful “gate” review of the TMT optical Test INstruments System (TINS) preliminary design.
Spitzer • October 26th, 2020
An international team of scientists recently measured the spectrum of the atmosphere of a rare hot Neptune exoplanet, whose discovery by NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey...
Spitzer • October 12th, 2020
The papers provide an inventory of some of the greatest discoveries of the past decade and suggest targets for the next generation telescope, scheduled to launch in 2021.