News: Research

2020

Congratulations to Grayson Rich

October 7, 2020

He has accepted a position as a Consultant at Bain & Company in Chicago, and in this capacity he will focus on strategy and management.


“Dark matter detector picks up unexplained new signal”, UChicago News

June 17, 2020

XENON1T data could be either evidence of new particle physics or unexpected contaminant.


“Leftover Big Bang light helps calculate how massive faraway galaxies are”, UChicago News

March 3, 2020

Fermilab, UChicago scientists tap South Pole Telescope data to shed light on universe

A team of scientists have demonstrated how to "weigh" galaxy clusters using light from the earliest moments of the universe - a new method that could help shed light on dark matter, dark energy and other mysteries of the cosmos, such as how the universe formed.


“New Solar Telescope Reveals Sun’s Surface in More Detail than Ever Before”, WTTW News

February 13, 2020

A new solar telescope in Hawaii has captured images of the sun unlike any seen before.  Professor Robert Rosner, an astrophysicist at the University of Chicago and one of the lead investigators on the project, says he’s been waiting for almost 40 years to see images like the ones recently captured.


2019

New measure of Hubble constant adds to mystery about universe’s expansion rate

July 16, 2019


Scientists measure half-life of element that’s longer than the age of the universe

May 1, 2019


Astronomers Take First-Ever Picture of a Black Hole

April 11, 2019


After mapping millions of galaxies, Dark Energy Survey finishes data collection

January 9, 2019


2018

Gravitational waves could soon provide measure of universe’s expansion

October 22, 2018


Next-gen camera for South Pole Telescope takes data on early universe

September 10, 2018