Astrophysics Archived Information

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In September 2016 NASA Marshall Space Flight Center entered the emerging field of gravitational-wave astrophysics by joining the LIGO Scientific Collaboration (LSC).
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Tuesday, November 8, 2016 - 10:20am
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Gamma-ray bursts are very energetic bursts of radiation from a star collapse or a merger of two compact objects such as a black hole and a neutron star.
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Friday, September 19, 2014 - 4:46pm
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Major solar flares (M-class or greater) and Coronal Mass Ejections (CMEs), are major drivers of space weather.
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Friday, September 19, 2014 - 3:55pm
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NASA has selected the Imaging X-ray Polarimetry Explorer (IXPE) mission that will allow astronomers to explore, for the first time, the hidden details of some of the most extreme and exotic astronomic
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Friday, September 19, 2014 - 2:55pm
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The Fermi GBM instrument detected a Terrestrial Gamma-ray Flash (TGF) from Tropical Storm Julio, approximately two days before Julio became a hurricane. (Image credit: Michael Briggs/UAH)
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Friday, September 5, 2014 - 4:02pm