Recent News Releases

March 14, 2019

After achieving highly successful results with their citizen science project, Muon Hunters, in 2017, scientists from the VERITAS are once again asking the public for help in identifying hundreds of thousands of ring patterns produced in the cameras at VERITAS.

March 5, 2019

An international team of astronomers, led by University of Hawai'i graduate student Ashley Chontos, announced the confirmation of the first exoplanet candidate identified by NASA's Kepler Mission. The result was presented today at the fifth Kepler/K2 Science Conference held in Glendale, CA.

February 14, 2019

Astronomers have spent decades looking for something that sounds like it would be hard to miss: about a third of the "normal" matter in the Universe. New results from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory may have helped them locate this elusive expanse of missing matter.