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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern


Dark matter makes up roughly 27% of the universe, according to NASA.

Dark matter soon to exit ‘the dark,’ according to Northwestern-aided research

January 22, 2024

Working with an international team of researchers, Northwestern astrophysicists found that a new NASA telescope set to launch in May 2027 will help astronomers to understand dark matter, the University...

NASA Space Apps participants meet outside the Hackathon venue for a group picture. Among the 60 participants were Chicago-area high school students, members of sponsoring organizations, and undergraduate students from various Illinois and Wisconsin universities.

CIERA hosts Chicago chapter of NASA International Space Apps Challenge 2023

October 8, 2023

Northwestern’s Center for Interdisciplinary Exploration and Research in Astrophysics hosted the Chicago chapter of the NASA International Space Apps Challenge in Evanston over the weekend.  The two-day...

Astronomy Night draws thousands, mixes together music and science

July 18, 2016

Thousands of people braved cloudy skies and rainy weather Wednesday for Astronomy Night at the Ravinia Festival, which hosted family-friendly science activities and an astronomy-inspired orchestral concert. ...

NU astrophysicist awarded top prize from American Physical Society

October 28, 2015

Vicky Kalogera, the Erastus O. Haven professor of physics and astronomy, has been awarded a top-level prize from the American Physical Society for her work studying electromagnetic and gravitational wave...

Different phases of the moon were overlayed in one image as the night progressed on Sunday. The rare transformation occurred during a special total lunar eclipse.

Northwestern hosts lunar eclipse viewing party

September 28, 2015

In light of the rare coincidence of a lunar eclipse and full moon Sunday night, Northwestern’s Center for Interdisciplinary Exploration and Research in Astrophysics hosted a viewing party for guests...

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