August 8, 2019

Leading experts (including Nobel Prize Winner Rai Weiss) discuss the future and far future of gravitational wave astronomy from upgrading LIGO to larger ground based detectors such as The Einstein…

August 1, 2019

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Model created using more than 2,300 stars — the most comprehensive of its kind to date


An international research team has built the most in-…
July 20, 2019

It has been 50 years since Neil Armstrong made “one giant leap for mankind”, but Apollo 11’s golden anniversary is bittersweet.

On the one hand, we celebrate a tremendous technological…

July 19, 2019

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Anna's Roadmap to Success From COSI to NASA to the President's Prize, Anna Voelker's story is a journey that started with a struggle.


July 16, 2019

Data from NASA and Ohio State offer new clues about why stars explode.

When NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite launched into space in April 2018, it did so with a specific goal:…

July 9, 2019

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This spring we were all amazed to see the first images of gas falling into a supermassive black hole which were taken by a global radio…
June 25, 2019

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An international science team including astronomy and physics professor John Beacom is using 11,000 giant ’lightbulbs,’ 50,000 tons of ultrapurewater…

June 17, 2019

CCAPP is proud to announce the winners of the 2019 Price Prize in Cosmology and Astrophysics!

Carolyn Raithel (Arizona) and Shany Danieli (Yale)

Carolyn’s research focuses on the…

June 17, 2019

Welcome to my secret underground lair,’ he [Professor Mark Vagins] tells me as we get to his lab.” A new essay with spectacular photos shows the inside of the Super-Kamiokande neutrino detector…