Galaxy Evolution

Probing the Planet Formation Environment

by Ian Czekala

Artist's representation of a young star with a planet formation disk. (Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech.)

DES clinches the most precise cosmological results ever extracted from gravitational lensing

By: Mandeep S.S. Gill and Michael Baumer

Editors: Rachel Wolf, Ross Cawthon, Kathy Romer, Anthony Kremin

S8 vs. Omega_m plot, courtesy of the DES collaboration.

Gigantic X-rays flares offer new insight into the whirling maelstrom just outside supermassive black holes

Seeing is believing: “Observing” simulations of relativistic jets

The Devil is in the Details: What Galaxy Dynamics Can Tell Us About Dark Matter

By Harry Desmond

Harry Desmond

M33 courtesy ESO

What these students did for their summer vacation: 2016 undergraduate research at KIPAC!

by Lori Ann White

Some things just go together. Hot dogs and mustard, smart phones and selfies, school and summer vacation. But science is a year-round proposition, and several undergrads didn't seem to mind forgoing their summer vacations to pursue a variety of research opportunities with members of KIPAC. (Protip: it’s never too soon to start thinking about next summer!)

SULI students come to SLAC

Brett Harvey explains his research to Pat Burchat.

Up above the Earth so high: Astrophysics at 44,000 feet!

By Rebecca Canning and Norbert Werner

Authors Canning and Werner standing in front of SOFIA.

Where are they now? -- An Interview with KIPAC alum Matt Turk

by Lori Ann White


An Interview with KIPAC alum Matt Turk

In the new series, "Where are they now?" we check in with KIPAC alumni: where they are now, how they have fared since their days exploring particle astrophysics and cosmology at the Institute, and how their KIPAC experiences have shaped their journeys.