March 1, 2018
Dr. Yoshihide Kozai, former Director General of the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ), passed away on February 5.
October 4, 2017
Gravitational waves detection awarded the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics
September 28, 2017
First simultaneous observation of the merger of two black holes by the two LIGO detectors and by the Virgo detector: triangulation is now possible.
February 17, 2017
Two members of the project office are among the recipients of the 2016 Gruber Cosmology Prize
December 6, 2016
A paper written by Dr. Shoda, Prof. Ando, and Prof. Aso, is introduced in an article in physicsworld.com.
September 26, 2016
A popular book written by Prof. Ando was published. (in Japanese)
September 20, 2016
Kouji Nakamura has been awarded the Seitaro Nakamura prize.
June 16, 2016
LIGO announced the detection of second gravitational wave signal.
June 9, 2016
Our paper has been chosen for inclusion in the highlight articles (Spotlight in Optics) by the Optical Society of America.
January 13, 2016
The NAOJ Public Lecture in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the general relativity theory has been held.
On Sunday, December 13th, the NAOJ Public lecture titled "(A challenge beyond space-time) : 100th Anniversary of the General Relativity Theory and Gravitational Wave Astronomy" has been held at the Hitotsubashi-Kodo, where NINS President Katsuhiko Sato and NAOJ Associate Professor Yoichi Aso gave a presentation.