The detections more than double the number of known tidal disruption events in the nearby universe.
The findings suggest our galaxy’s core may contain less dark matter than previously estimated.
A carbon-lite atmosphere could be a sign of water and life on other terrestrial planets, MIT study finds
A low carbon abundance in planetary atmospheres, which the James Webb Space Telescope can detect, could be a signature of habitability.
Associate director and geospace lead scientist to succeed Colin Lonsdale.
Using multiple observatories, astronomers directly detect tellurium in two merging neutron stars.
The NASA mission, a project with deep roots at MIT, is setting course for a metallic space rock that could be the remnant of a planetary core like our own.
Richard Binzel describes how asteroid dirt and dust delivered by OSIRIS-Rex, with help from MIT, may reveal clues to the solar system’s origins.
MIT assistant professor of physics shares award for understanding the large-scale structure of the universe.
The MIT-led Cosmic Explorer project aims to detect gravitational waves from the earliest universe.
The frosty gas giant was discovered in a system that also hosts a warm Jupiter.
Recipients Luis Antonio Benítez, Carolina Cuesta-Lazaro, and Fernando Romero López receive support for their scientific research.