Findings suggest the first galaxies in the universe were more massive than previously thought.
Feb. 1, 2021 • ~6 min
Results significantly narrow the range of possible places to find the hypothetical dark matter particles.
Jan. 21, 2021 • ~7 min
Nicholas Demos, a first-generation college graduate and MathWorks Fellow in MIT’s Kavli Institute, is improving our ability to listen to the cosmos.
Oct. 28, 2020 • ~7 min
The rocky world, with its baking-hot surface, is likely not habitable.
Sept. 21, 2020 • ~7 min
Study identifies a transition in the strong nuclear force that illuminates the structure of a neutron star’s core.
Feb. 26, 2020 • ~10 min
New lens technique spots tiny dwarf galaxy in the first, super-energetic stages of star formation.
Oct. 14, 2019 • ~8 min
Study reports on search for an atmosphere around a planet somewhat similar to ours.
Aug. 19, 2019 • ~8 min
Planetary system orbiting an unusually quiet star is ideal for future habitability searches.
July 29, 2019 • ~7 min
Pulse pattern suggests distant black hole must be spinning at least at 50 percent the speed of light.
Jan. 9, 2019 • ~9 min
Mavalvala, Evans, Frebel, Katsavounidis, and Vitale discuss the science behind LIGO's observations of a neutron star collision.
Oct. 18, 2017 • ~9 min