All News - 2013

News Feature - October 17, 2013
The Search for Other Earths

Weekly Science Update - October 11, 2013
Don Quixote: An Asteroid that is a Living Comet

Weekly Science Update - October 04, 2013
Runaway Binary Stars

Weekly Science Update - September 27, 2013
The Intergalactic Medium in the Young Universe

News Feature - September 23, 2013
Smithsonian Experts Find E-readers Can Make Reading Easier for Those with Dyslexia

Weekly Science Update - September 20, 2013
Galaxy Winds

News Feature - September 18, 2013
Fall Public Events Schedule Now Online

Press Release - September 13, 2013
"Red Nugget" Galaxies Were Hiding in Plain Sight

Weekly Science Update - September 13, 2013
The Densest Galaxy

News Feature - September 13, 2013
The Building Blocks of Planets

Weekly Science Update - September 06, 2013
Tiny Dust Particles in the Solar System

Press Release - September 05, 2013
Coldest Brown Dwarfs Blur Lines between Stars and Planets

Weekly Science Update - August 30, 2013
Brown Dwarf Companion Stars

Weekly Science Update - August 23, 2013
The First Detection of a Transiting Exoplanet in the X-rays

Weekly Science Update - August 16, 2013
A Link Between Black Holes and New Stars

Weekly Science Update - August 09, 2013
Studying a Super-Earth Located Near its Habitable Zone

Press Release - August 06, 2013
Explosion Illuminates Invisible Galaxy in the Dark Ages

Weekly Science Update - August 02, 2013
Nu-STAR: A First Look at the High-Energy Cosmic X-Ray Background Population

News Feature - July 29, 2013
NASA's Chandra Sees Eclipsing Planet in X-rays for First Time

Weekly Science Update - July 26, 2013
Nearby Protoplanetary Disks

Press Release - July 25, 2013
CfA-Built Telescope on IRIS Sees First Light

Weekly Science Update - July 19, 2013
Catalogs of Distant, Faint Sources Dark Fields

Press Release - July 18, 2013
Snow Falling around Infant Solar System

Press Release - July 17, 2013
Earth's Gold Came from Colliding Dead Stars

News Feature - July 16, 2013
New Interactive Website Models Exoplanet Interiors

Weekly Science Update - July 12, 2013
Preparing for Fireworks in Our Galactic Center

Press Release - July 09, 2013
Sun's Loops are Displaying an Optical Illusion

Weekly Science Update - July 05, 2013
Planets and the Snow Line

News Feature - July 02, 2013
NASA Launches IRIS Carrying Smithsonian-Built Telescope

Weekly Science Update - June 28, 2013
Magnetic Winds from a Young Star

Press Release - June 26, 2013
First Transiting Planets in a Star Cluster Discovered

News Feature - June 26, 2013
Three Smithsonian Scientists to Participate in Aspen Ideas Festival

Weekly Science Update - June 21, 2013
Fragments Falling onto the Sun

Press Release - June 20, 2013
Solar Splashdown

News Feature - June 12, 2013
NASA's Chandra Turns up Black Hole Bonanza in Galaxy Next Door

Weekly Science Update - June 07, 2013
The Diversity of Distant Galaxies

Press Release - June 05, 2013
Young Star Suggests our Sun Was a Feisty Toddler

Press Release - June 05, 2013
Cat's Paw Nebula "Littered" with Baby Stars

Weekly Science Update - May 31, 2013
A Burst of Stars 13 Billion Years Ago

Press Release - May 30, 2013
Music of the Spheres: Star Songs

Weekly Science Update - May 24, 2013
Einstein's Exoplanet

Weekly Science Update - May 17, 2013
How Common are Earths Around Small Stars?

News Feature - May 15, 2013
A Century of Sky: First Data Release from DASCH

Press Release - May 13, 2013
New Method of Finding Planets Scores its First Discovery

News Feature - Prize - May 13, 2013
Ramesh Narayan Elected Member of the National Academy of Sciences

Weekly Science Update - May 10, 2013
Modeling Galaxy Mergers

News Feature - Prize - May 07, 2013
David Latham Elected Member of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences

Weekly Science Update - May 03, 2013
Effective Teachers

News Feature - April 30, 2013
NGC 6240: Colossal Hot Cloud Envelopes Colliding Galaxies

News Feature - April 26, 2013
Seeing Stars: The big science of building a giant telescope

Weekly Science Update - April 26, 2013
Magnetic Imaging of Living Cells

News Feature - Prize - April 23, 2013
Alex Dalgarno Receives 2013 Franklin Institute Medal in Physics

Weekly Science Update - April 19, 2013
Supernovae and the Origin of Cosmic Rays

Press Release - April 18, 2013
Two Water Worlds for the Price of One

Weekly Science Update - April 12, 2013
A Challenge to Cosmology

Weekly Science Update - April 05, 2013
Galaxy Collisions

Press Release - April 02, 2013
New Insights on How Spiral Galaxies Get Their Arms

Weekly Science Update - March 29, 2013
The Distant Cosmos as Seen in the Infrared

News Feature - March 27, 2013
Dark Cloud Encounters

Press Release - March 26, 2013
Astronomers Discover a New Kind of Supernova

Weekly Science Update - March 22, 2013
Galaxies the Way They Were

News Feature - March 15, 2013
Pluto's Undiscovered Satellites

Weekly Science Update - March 15, 2013
Heating the Solar Wind

Weekly Science Update - March 08, 2013
A New Telescope Probes a Young Protostar

Press Release - March 07, 2013
Pan-STARRS Finds a "Lost" Supernova

Weekly Science Update - March 01, 2013
An Updated List of Potential Exoplanets

Press Release - February 27, 2013
Supermassive Black Hole Spins Super-Fast

News Feature - February 27, 2013
GMT Demonstrates Crucial Mirror Phasing Technique

Press Release - February 25, 2013
Future Evidence for Extraterrestrial Life Might Come from Dying Stars

Weekly Science Update - February 22, 2013
Diagnosing the X-Ray Variability of a Galaxy's Nucleus

Weekly Science Update - February 15, 2013
Hydrogen Masers in Space

News Feature - February 12, 2013
Prof. Jim Moran Awarded 2013 Grote Reber Medal

Weekly Science Update - February 08, 2013
The Spins of Black Holes in Galactic Nuclei

Press Release - February 06, 2013
Earth-like Planets Are Right Next Door

Weekly Science Update - February 01, 2013
Solving a Mystery of the Sun's Corona

Press Release - January 29, 2013
2012 Comet Awards Announced

Weekly Science Update - January 25, 2013
Giant, Magnetized Outflows from our Galactic Center

News Feature - January 24, 2013
Avi Loeb Receives 2013 Chambliss Astronomical Writing Award

Press Release - January 23, 2013
Space Instrument Adds Big Piece to the Solar Corona Puzzle

Weekly Science Update - January 18, 2013
A New Set of Solar Systems

News Feature - January 14, 2013
Spring Public Events Schedule Now Online

Weekly Science Update - January 11, 2013
Luminous Galaxies in the Early Universe

Press Release - January 08, 2013
First "Bone" of the Milky Way Identified

Press Release - January 07, 2013
At Least One in Six Stars Has an Earth-sized Planet

Weekly Science Update - January 04, 2013
Shocking News about Dust Grains


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