NASA Astrophysics Division Statement of Principles
The NASA Astrophysics Division has released a Statement of Principles [PDF] applicable to NASA Astrophysics personnel at NASA Headquarters (HQ) as well as NASA Astrophysics Program Offices (POs) and associated support personnel, regardless of employer, and those who participate in meetings sponsored by NASA Astrophysics, such as conferences, workshops, panels, and Program Analysis Group (PAG) meetings. The Statement of Principles includes best practices with regards to professional conduct, communication, scientific integrity, training, maintaining a safe space, and reporting.
NASA Missions Study What May Be a 1-In-10,000-Year Gamma-ray Burst
On Sunday, Oct. 9, 2022, a pulse of intense radiation swept through the solar system so exceptional that astronomers quickly dubbed it the BOAT – the brightest of all time. The source was a gamma-ray burst (GRB), the most powerful class of explosions in the universe. Read more.