Texas Astronomers Discuss Weighing Heaviest Known Black Hole; Reporters May Participate Remotely in Live Webcast from Seattle
Event: University of Texas at Austin Astronomy Professor Karl Gebhardt and graduate student Jeremy Murphy will give a press briefing live from the 217th meeting of the American Astronomical Society (AAS) in Seattle, describing how they weighed the heaviest known nearby black holeRead more
Buried beneath the Antarctic may lie answers to one of the great questions confronting 21st century astrophysics: What is dark matter?Read more
Astronomer Eiichiro Komatsu of The University of Texas at Austin has been awarded the 25th annual Nishinomiya-Yukawa Memorial Prize for physics.
A project to discover the nature of dark energy, a mysterious force causing the expansion of the universe to speed up, has received an $8 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF).Read more