Research | October 13, 2021
A flurry of more than 1,650 FRBs detected by FAST telescope over 47 days in 2019 unlocks clues to the nature and location of the powerful millisecond-long cosmic radio explosions.
Research | October 1, 2021
Potential discovery of a circumtriple planet has implications for bolstering our understanding of planet formation.
Research | November 4, 2020
UNLV astrophysicist Bing Zhang contributes to understanding the physical mechanisms of fast radio bursts in three papers published in Nature.
Research | October 13, 2020
UNLV astrophysicist Bing Zhang contributes to study offering new, most complete start-to-finish view of neutron star merger.
Research | May 14, 2020
Once you leave the majestic skies of Earth, the word “cloud” no longer means a white fluffy-looking structure that produces rain. Instead, clouds in the greater universe are clumpy areas of greater density than their surroundings.
Research | April 16, 2019
Two dense, city-sized stars collided in a galaxy far, far away; the resulting X-rays give UNLV’s Bing Zhang and international team of astronomers a new way to spot when it happens and a rare glimpse into how neutron stars form.
Research | March 11, 2019
As the Flat Earth Theory gains resurgence with a new Netflix documentary, a UNLV astronomer explains how it fizzles.
Research | December 26, 2018
In 2018, faculty and students collaborated with one another and international colleagues on scientific exploration that sought to help people make sense of themselves and the world around them.
Research | December 12, 2018
Astrophysicists discover a large population of potential young planets in distant solar systems.
Research | September 18, 2018
UNLV astrophysicists ponder "reservoirs of life" on the moons of planets expelled by their hosts and drifting through the galaxy.