Physics of the Cosmos
Exploring fundamental questions regarding the physical forces of the universe

Program News and Announcements

2024

News Articles
16 February 2024
First TDAMM SIG Virtual Meeting on 1 March 2024 »  Details
ROSES-23 Astrophysics Decadal Survey Precursor Science: Science Gaps Worksheet Posted »  Details
TESS Science Conference III – Abstract Submission and Parallel Sessions »  Details
UVEX Selected as next Astrophysics Medium-Class Explorer »  Details
XRISM Proposer’s Observatory Guide and Early Release Data »  Details
30 January 2024
NASA Science Mission Directorate Quarterly Community Town Hall 31 January 2024 »  Details
Survey to Help Determine the Best Name for the Athena Mission; Vote by 2 February 2024 »  Details
ROSES Usability RFI Response Date Extended to 23 February 2024 »  Details
ROSES-23: F.11 SALSA PRISM Deferred to ROSES-2024 »  Details
25 January 2024
LISA Formally Adopted by European Space Agency »  Details
IXPE Awarded AAS’s Bruno Rossi Prize in High-Energy Astronomy »  Details
SMD Inclusion Plan Requirements Town Hall: 20 February 2024 »  Details
NASA MUREP Competition Accepting Spring Proposals until 13 March 2024 »  Details
ROSES-23: D.18 XRISM General Observer – Cycle 1 Important Update »  Details
Job Ad: Program Manager, Exoplanet Exploration Program (ExEP) »  Details
10 January 2024
PhysCos at AAS, 10 Jan 2024 »  Details
9 January 2024
PhysCos at AAS, 9 Jan 2024 »  Details
8 January 2024
PhysCos at AAS, 8 Jan 2024 »  Details
7 January 2024
PhysCos at AAS, 7 Jan 2024 »  Details
6 January 2024
PhysCos at Astronomy on Tap »  Details
5 January 2024
TESS Users Committee Community Survey due 19 January 2024 »  Details
NASA Summer Internship Applications Due 2 February 2024 »  Details
Opening for NASA Astrophysics Division Program Scientist; Applications Due 9 February 2024 »  Details
ROSES-23: D.10 TESS General Investigator Program Final Text and Due Date »  Details
Technology Gaps Solicitation: Submissions due 3 June 2024 »  Details
4 January 2024
Physics of the Cosmos at the January 2024 AAS Meeting! »  Details

2023

News Articles
20 December 2023
PhysCOS Announces New PhysPAG Executive Committee Members »  Details
TDAMM SIG Kickoff Session at AAS Winter Meeting »  Details
Chandra Cycle 26 Call for Proposals Released »  Details
ROSES-23 D.18 XRISM General Observer (GO) Cycle 1: Due Date April 4, 2024 »  Details
ROSES-23 F.21 Artemis Deployed Instruments Program — Second Crewed Landing deferred to ROSES-24 »  Details
7 December 2023
HEASARC survey: We want to hear from you! »  Details
PhysCOS & COR on Tap at 243rd AAS Meeting »  Details
Five Minute Formulation at 243rd AAS Meeting »  Details
ROSES-23 Amendment 68: F.7 Support for Open-Source Tools, Frameworks, and Libraries deferred to ROSES-24 »  Details
29 November 2023
NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database User Survey: Deadline 4 December 2023 »  Details
Soliciting Community Input on Precursor Science Gaps; Extended to 15 December 2023 »  Details
New MUREP Institutional Research Opportunity (MIRO) »  Details
HEAD 21 Registration Is Open »  Details
Chandra Legacy Program Call for White Papers, due 22 January 2024 »  Details
21 November 2023
PhysPAG Executive Committee Nominations extended to 30 November 2023 »  Details
Physics of the Cosmos Activities at the AAS Winter Meeting »  Details
9 November 2023
PhysPAG Executive Committee — Nominations due 16 November 2023 »  Details
Submit Questions for Astrophysics Division Director at AAS Joint-PAG Session »  Details
Soliciting Community Input on Precursor Science Gaps; Due 27 November 2023 »  Details
F.5 FINESST: SMD’s Graduate Student Research Proposals due 6 February 2024 »  Details
6 November 2023
Fall 2023 Mathematical and Physical Sciences Advisory Committee Meeting »  Details
ROSES-23: Updated Text for D.3 Astrophysics Research and Analysis and D.7 Strategic Astrophysics »  Details
Second XRISM Workshop 17 – 19 January 2024 »  Details
31 October 2023
Habitable Worlds Observatory START & TAG Kick-Off Meeting »  Details
26 October 2023
New Physics of the Cosmos Website Launched »  Details
PhysPAG Executive Committee Solicitation »  Details
ROSES-23 Amendment 57: F.8 Supplements for Open-Source Science change in scope and F.16 Supplement for Scientific Software Platforms Not Solicited »  Details
18 October 2023
Habitable Worlds Observatory START & TAG Invite Interested Community Members To Virtually Attend Kick-Off Meeting on October 31 – November 2 »  Details
17 October 2023
Astrophysics Advisory Committee (APAC) Meeting 19 – 20 October 2023 »  Details.
ROSES-23: New Due Dates for APRA and SAT Opportunities »  Details.
ROSES-23: D.9 NuSTAR Cycle 10 Corrections »  Details.
ROSES-23: F.10 PRISM Not Solicited, but F.11 SALSA-PRISM Will Be »  Details.
5 October 2023
PhysCOS & PhysPAG Session at the AAS Winter Meeting »  Details
AWESOM SAG Meeting 6 October 2023 »  Details
Call for Nominations for HEAD Prizes: Deadline 15 October 2023 »  Details
29 September 2023
Multimessenger Astrophysics Workshop in Tucson, AZ: Virtual Registrations Due 29 September 2023 »  Details
Soliciting Community Input on Precursor Science Gaps; Due 27 November 2023 »  Details
28 September 2023
Seeking New Members for the PhysPAG Executive Committee »  Details
21 September 2023
AWESOM SAG Meeting 22 September 2023 »  Details
Open Source Science Data Repositories Workshop 27 – 29 September 2023 »  Details
Astrophysics Advisory Committee (APAC) Meeting 19 – 20 October 2023 »  Details
13 September 2023
2023 Astrophysics Probe Explorer Announcement of Opportunity: Revisions »  Details
IXPE General Observer Cycle 1 Notice of Intent Due 18 September 2023 »  Details
INTEGRAL's Final Call for Guest Observing Time, AO-21, is Open »  Details
JWST Calibration Workshop: November 14 – 17, 2023 »  Details
6 September 2023
Special Announcement About the Habitable Worlds Observatory START and TAG Teams »  Details
5 September 2023
XRISM Launch Rescheduled for This Week »  Details
SMD Bridge Program Seed Funding Announcement of Opportunity Still Open »  Details
ROSES-23: D.13 Astrophysics Pioneers Not Solicited This Year »  Details
1 September 2023
Update on New Launch Date for XRISM »  Details
AWESOM Science Analysis Group »  Details
Working Group on HST and JWST Time-Domain Strategies Seeks Input »  Details
XMM-Newton 23rd Announcement of Opportunity (AO-23) »  Details
NASA Postdoctoral Program Applications Due 1 November 2023 »  Details
16 August 2023
IXPE Proposers Workshop to be held virtually on 6 September 2023 »  Details.
NICER General Observer Cycle 6 Call for Proposals, Due 14 September 2023 »  Details.
James Webb Space Telescope Cycle 3 Call for Proposals, Due 25 October 2023 »  Details.
Gamma-ray Transient Network SAG Report Now Available »  Details.
7 August 2023
2023 Astrophysics Probe Explorer (APEX) Announcement of Opportunity (AO) Final Text Released »  Details
ROSES-23: Supplements for Open-Source Science Final Text »  Details
Swift Observatory Guest Investigator Program – Proposals due 28 September 2023 »  Details
31 July 2023
2023 Astrophysics Probe Explorer Announcement of Opportunity »  Details
26 July 2023
Multimessenger Astrophysics Workshop in Tucson, AZ, 16 – 18 October 2023 »  Details
26 July 2023
Physics of the Cosmos Call for Science Gaps »  Details
26 July 2023
Call for Self-Nominations for the Roman Core Community Survey Definition Committees »  Details
26 July 2023
Call for Proposals: NASA Keck Time for the 2024A Semester »  Details
12 July 2023
NASA Scientific Research Public Access Plan: Webinar 17 July 2023; RFI due 17 August »  Details
NASA Science Mission Directorate Quarterly Community Town Hall 27 July 2023 »  Details
ROSES-23: D.16 Decadal Survey Precursor Science Final Text and Due Dates »  Details
ROSES-22: D.19 ULTRASAT Participating Scientists Selections Announced »  Details
15 June 2023
Astrophysics Advisory Committee Summer Meeting 27 – 28 June 2023 »  Details.
Call for papers on Time Domain and Multi Messenger Astrophysics »  Details.
ROSES-23: NICER General Observer Amendment »  Details.
ROSES-23: Imaging X-ray Polarimetry Explorer Final Text and Due Dates »  Details.
5 June 2023
Activities at AAS Summer Meeting in Albuquerque »  Details.
Clarifications to F.23 SMD Bridge Program Seed Funding »  Details.
Astronomy and Astrophysics Committee Laboratory Astrophysics Task Force Survey »  Details.
ROSES-2023 Updates on Open Science and Data Management Plans »  Details.
Habitable Worlds Observatory Starlight Suppression Workshop »  Details.
2 June 2023
NASA Creating Science, Technology, Architecture Review Team (START) for Habitable Worlds Observatory (HWO) »  Details.
30 May 2023
Astrophysics Probe Announcement of Opportunity Schedule Update »  Details.
New Time-Domain and Multi-Messenger Astrophysics Space Communications SAG »  Details.
ROSES-23: Swift Observatory General Investigator Clarification and Corrections »  Details.
HEAD 2023 Spring Newsletter is Now Available »  Details.
HEAD 21: Reserve Your Hotel Room! »  Details.
16 May 2023
NSF Astronomy and Astrophysics Advisory Committee Meeting 1 June 2023 »  Details.
Science with the Habitable Worlds Observatory and Beyond, 10-14 July 2023 »  Details.
Call for Input into Roman’s Core Community Surveys: White Paper Submissions »  Details.
NASA Postdoctoral Program Fellowships: Next Application Deadline 1 July 2023 »  Details.
15th Edoardo Amaldi Conference on Gravitational Waves 17 – 21 July 2023 »  Details.
2 May 2023
Habitable Worlds Observatory Virtual Town Hall 5 May 2023 »  Details.
ROSES-22: Topical Workshops, Symposia, and Conferences Delayed to 21 July 2023 »  Details.
ROSES-23: Research Initiation Awards and SMD Bridge Program Seed Funding »  Details.
NASA Fall Internship applications due 27 May 2023 »  Details.
13 April 2023
NASA Start Team for Habitable Worlds Observatory (HWO) »  Details.
12 April 2023
PhysCOS at the American Physical Society April Meeting Next Week »  Details.
23 March 2023
Physics of the Cosmos Activities at HEAD 2023 »  Details.
High Energy X-ray Probe Splinter Session at HEAD 2023 »  Details.
STAR-X Special Community Session at HEAD Meeting in Hawaii, 28 March 2023 »  Details.
ROSES-22: Astrophysics Decadal Survey Precursor Science Proposal Due Date Delay »  Details.
National Academies’ Space Science Week 28–29 March 2023 »  Details.
NASA Astrophysics Advisory Committee Spring Meeting 29–30 March 2023 »  Details.
21 March 2023
Science Mission Directorate Budget Community Town Hall 23 March 2023 »  Details.
NOIRLab Call for Proposals for Semester 2023B, Including NN-EXPLORE Proposals »  Details.
Call for Proposals for the NASA Infrared Telescope Facility »  Details.
Arcus Probe Community Science Meeting 4-5 May »  Details.
NASA SMD Seeking Volunteer Reviewers for Research Proposals »  Details.
6 March 2023
STAR-X Special Community Session at HEAD Meeting in Hawaii, 28 March 2023 »  Details.
NASA Astrophysics Advisory Committee Spring Meeting 29 – 30 March 2023 »  Details.
First COSI Data Challenge Released »  Details.
Stellar Intensity Interferometry Workshop 22 – 24 May 2023 »  Details.
Habitable Worlds Observatory hybrid workshop 8 – 10 August 2023 »  Details.
1 March 2023
PhysCOS Announces New PhysPAG Executive Committee Members »  Details.
PRIMA Science Community Workshop from 21–22 March 2023 »  Details.
The AGN Vision Series »  Details.
ROSES-23 Released »  Details.
7 February 2023
NASA Astrophysics Division Statement of Principles »  Details.
Slides and Recordings Available for PhysCOS activities at AAS Winter Meeting »  Details.
Minority University Research and Education Project (MUREP) Women’s Colleges and Universities (MUREP WCU) »  Details.
25 January 2023
Astronomy and Astrophysics Advisory Committee Meeting 26–27 January, 2023 »  Details.
AWESOM SAG Virtual Kickoff Meeting 27 January 2023 »  Details.
Cosmic Ray SIG Virtual Forum 27 January 2023 »  Details.
Upcoming Student/Postdoc Opportunities at NASA »  Details.
19 January 2023
Deadline for PhysPAG Executive Committee Nominations »  Details.
ROSES-22: D.15 LISA Preparatory Science Mandatory NOIs Now Due January 20, 2023 »  Details.
ROSES-22: D.16 Astrophysics Decadal Survey Precursor Science Final Text and Due Dates »  Details.
6 January 2023
PhysCOS events at AAS 241 »  Details.
Time Domain and Multi-Messenger Astrophysics Workshop White Paper Released »  Details.
ROSES-22 D.19 Ultraviolet Transient Astronomy Satellite Participating Scientists Program »  Details.
STAR-X Events at AAS 241 »  Details.
First UVEX Community Workshop Announcement »  Details.

2022

News Articles
20 December 2022
ROSES-22: D.16 Astrophysics Decadal Survey Precursor Science Final Text and Due Dates »  Details.
ROSES-22 D.14: Roman Mission Research and Support Participation Opportunities Final Text and Due Dates »  Details.
ROSES-22: F.15 High Priority Open-Source Science Final Text »  Details.
ROSES-22: D.10 TESS General Investigator Program Final Text and Due Date Released »  Details.
NEX Job Announcement: Senior Scientist for Astrobiology, Planetary Science Division »  Details.
12 December 2022
Extended Deadline for PhysPAG Executive Committee Nominations »  Details.
PhysPAG Sessions at the AAS Winter Meeting »  Details.
TESS Splinter Session at the AAS Winter Meeting »  Details.
2 December 2022
The 2022 AGU Fall Meeting – 12–16 December 2022, Chicago, IL »  Details.
Join the New Great Observatories Science Analysis Group »  Details.
New Gamma-ray Transient Network Science Analysis Group »  Details.
Inclusion Plan Best Practices Workshop Presentations and Recordings Posted »  Details.
ROSES-22 D.13 Astrophysics Pioneers Revised Text »  Details.
ROSES-22 F.5 FINESST Proposals due 7 February 2023 »  Details.
17 November 2022
LEM Science Workshop 28 February – 3 March 2023 »  Details.
15 November 2022
Call for Nominations to Serve on the Executive Committee (EC) of NASA’s Physics of the Cosmos Program Analysis Group (PhysPAG) »  Details.
14 November 2022
First XRISM Data Analysis Workshop »  Details.
Physics of the Cosmos Abbreviation Change »  Details.
20 October 2022
Inclusion Plan Best Practices Workshop »  Details.
12 October 2022
Astrophysics Advisory Committee 17–18 October »  Details.
Science Career Path Tool Town Hall Meeting on 20 October »  Details.
Dear Colleague Letter for Balloon Program »  Details.
ROSES-22: NOI Due Date Delay for D.3 Astrophysics Research and Analysis and D.7 Strategic Astrophysics Technology; inclusion plan change »  Details.
ROSES-22: D.9 NuSTAR GO Major Text Revision »  Details.
11 October 2022
Precursor Science Workshop II on 11–13 October 2022 »  Details.
30 September 2022
Welcome Francesca Civano; new PCOS Chief Scientist! »  Details.
Precursor Science Workshop II on 11 – 13 October 2022 »  Details.
First Science Results from JWST Conference »  Details.
Inclusion Plan Best Practices Workshop »  Details.
NASA Postdoctoral Program (NPP) »  Details.
NASA Hubble Fellowship Program (NHFP) Applications Due »  Details.
23 September 2022
2023A NASA IRTF Call for Proposals »  Details.
ROSES-22 Release of Strategic Astrophysics Technology Final Text and Due Dates »  Details.
Science Mission Directorate Community Town Hall on 6 October 2022 »  Details.
9 September 2022
TDAMM Workshop follow-up: Unanswered questions, Attendee feedback, Next steps »  Details.
Astrophysics Probe Explorer (APEX) DRAFT Announcement of Opportunity Released for Community Comment »  Details.
ROSES-22 D.3 Astrophysics Research and Analysis: major text revision and payload requirements document for Suborbital-class investigations »  Details.
Space Technology Graduate Research Opportunities (NSTGRO23) Released »  Details.
LISA Preparatory Science in ROSES-22 »  Details.
23 August 2022
Precursor Science Workshop II Rescheduled to 11–13 October 2022 »  Details.
12 August 2022
Call for U.S. Scientist to serve on ESA’s NewAthena Science Redefinition Team »  Details.
Applications Solicited for the 2023 NASA Astrophysics Mission Design School »  Details.
1 August 2022
Precursor Science Workshop II: Request for Brief Presentations on Facilities That Could Be Made Available for Precursor Science Investigation Proposals »  Details.
SMD Bridge Program Workshop (17–21 October 2022; Virtual) »  Details.
Presentations Posted for APAC Meeting (20 – 21 July 2022) »  Details.
14 July 2022
NASA Astrophysics Advisory Committee Meeting 20 – 21 July »  Details.
2022-07-12 NASA Job Announcement: Program Scientist at NASA Headquarters »  Details.
JWST First Images Released »  Details.
1 July 2022
Astrophysics Probe Announcement of Opportunity Schedule Update »  Details.
NICER GO – Cycle 5 Revised Text and Phase-1 Due Date Delay »  Details.
Swift Cycle 19 Update on Joint Observations with NICER »  Details.
Inaugural NASA Sounding Rocket Symposium »  Details.
1st Precursor Science Workshop Summary Report and Worksheets Posted »  Details.
10 June 2022
Physics of the Cosmos Activities at Summer AAS »  Details.
NASA Will Hold Precursor Science Workshop August 2 – 4, 2022 »  Details.
2 June 2022
NASA Will Hold Precursor Science Workshop August 2 – 4, 2022 »  Details.
26 May 2022
Astrophysics Biennial Technology Report and Tech Gaps Announcements »  Details.
6 May 2022
ROSES-22: Opportunities for Community Comment on Draft D.14 Roman Space Telescope Research and Support Participation »  Details.
Workshop on Unique Science from the Moon in the Artemis Era 7 – 9 June 2022 »  Details.
ROSES-22: Final Text and Due Date for D.17 X-Ray Imaging and Spectroscopy Mission Guest Scientist Program »  Details.
2 May 2022
NASA Astrophysics Town Hall, Tuesday, 3 May 2022 »  Details.
26 April 2022
National Academies Board on Physics and Astronomy — Spring 2022 Meeting »  Details.
11 April 2022
NASA Astrophysics Division Town Hall | May 3, 2022 »  Details.
8 April 2022
NASA Astrophysics Advisory Committee Members Sought »  Details.
PCOS at the American Physical Society April Meeting Next Week »  Details.
5 April 2022
The NASA Physics of the Cosmos (PCOS) Program Office is organizing a Time Domain and Multi-Messenger Astrophysics (TDAMM) Initiative Workshop to be held in the Annapolis area on August 22nd–24th 2022 »  Details.
22 March 2022
Science Mission Directorate Seeks Volunteer Reviewers »  Details.
Astrophysics Advisory Committee Virtual Meeting 30 & 31 March »  Details.
14 February 2022
TESS Cycle 5 Pointings Available Now and Proposals Due in March 2022 »  Details.
TESS AAS Splinter Session This Week »  Details.
31 January 2022
NASA Astrophysics Town Hall Recording and Q&A Available »  Details.
25 January 2022
NASA Will Hold Virtual Precursor Science Workshop April 20–22, 2022 »  Details.
19 January 2022
NASA PhysCOS / COR Program Office Announces Upcoming International Workshop on Time Domain Astronomy / Multi-Messenger Astrophysics (TDAMM) »  Details.
14 January 2022
NASA Astrophysics Division Director Position Advertisement »  Details.
First Independent Review of the NASA Hubble Fellowship Program Now Available »  Details.
Astrophysics Probe Announcement of Opportunity Status Community Announcement »  Details.
3 January 2022
PCOS and related activities being held next week in lieu of the cancelled AAS Winter Meeting »  Details.

2021

News Articles
17 December 2021
PCOS Chief Scientist Opening on USAJobs »  Details.
ROSES-21: Revised Text and Budget for D.9 NuSTAR General Observer Program Cycle 8 »  Details.
Science Information Policy RFI Released »  Details.
ROSES-21: D.15 Astrophysics Pioneers Final Text and Due Dates »  Details.
ROSES-21: D.12 XRISM Guest Scientist program deferred to 2022 »  Details.
9 November 2021
Astrophysics Division (APD) Needs Community Inputs to NASA Astrophysics Technology Gap Prioritization Process Following Astro2020 »  Details.
5 November 2021
PCOS Chief Scientist Opening »  Details.
NASA Advisory Council Science Committee Meeting 9–10 November 2021 »  Details.
27 October 2021
ROSES-21: D.7 SAT Dates Unchanged »  Details.
Two Astrophysics Explorer Solicitations Amended To Extend Mandatory NOI Due Date »  Details.
22 October 2021
Applications Sought for PhysPAG Executive Committee »  Details.
PCOS Activities at SACNAS »  Details.
PCOS Activities at NSBP »  Details.
19 October 2021
NASA Selects Gamma-ray Telescope Compton Spectrometer and Imager (COSI) to Chart Milky Way Evolution »  Details.
18 October 2021
Physics of the Cosmos (PCOS) Program Office Conducting Study of LISA Science Implementation Options for NASA »  Details.
30 September 2021
Astrophysics Advisory Committee October 13 & 15, 2021 – UPDATE »  Details.
Roman Space Telescope Early-Definition Astrophysics Survey Option: Request for Information »  Details.
ROSES-21: Final Text and Due Dates for D.3 APRA and D.7 SAT »  Details.
22 September 2021
Applications Sought for PhysPAG Executive Committee »  Details.
Astrophysics Advisory Committee Meeting 13 & 15 October 2021 »  Details.
10 September 2021
2021 Astrophysics Explorer Solicitations Released »  Details.
13 August 2021
ULTRASAT Science Workshop »  Details.
ROSES-21 Amendment 29: Updates to D.11 NICER Guest Observer Cycle 4 »  Details.
29 July 2021
Call for NASA Keck Key Strategic Mission Support Proposals for 2022A. »  Details.
Extension for Request For Information on Advancing Racial Equity in NASA Programs. »  Details.
Life and Physical Sciences Decadal Survey Call for White Papers. »  Details.
14 July 2021
ROSES Strategic Astrophysics Technology opportunity will focus on Astro2020 Recommendations. »  Details.
28 June 2021
Important Update to Astrophysics Advisory Committee (APAC) Meeting Due to Start Tomorrow, 29 June 2021. »  Details.
24 June 2021
NASA Astrophysics Advisory Committee Meeting 29–30 June 2021. »  Details.
4 June 2021
ROSES-2021 Payloads and Research Investigations on the Surface of the Moon (PRISM) DRAFT Text Released »  Details.
National Science Foundation Postdoctoral and Early-Career Programs for Underrepresented Groups in the Mathematical and Physical Sciences »  Details.
Gamma Ray Science Interest Group session at AAS Summer Meeting »  Details.
17 May 2021
Space Studies Board Meeting »  Details.
14 May 2021
NASA-funded Scientific Payload for CSA Lunar Rover Community Announcement »  Details.
ROSES Astrophysics Theory Program Information Session on 24 May 2021 »  Details.
National Science Board Meeting 18-19 May 2021 »  Details.
6 May 2021
ASGSR holding Space-Science Paper-Writing MicroLabs in May 2021. »  Details.
NASA Science Mission Directorate Seeks Volunteer Reviewers for Research Proposals. »  Details.
NASA SMD Solicitis Proposals for Science, Technology, and Exploration Goals Community Events. Proposals may be submitted until 13 May 2022. »  Details.
NASA Opportunity for Minority Serving Institution and Non-MSI Graduate Fellowships. Proposals due 30 June 2021. »  Details.
22 March 2021
National Academies Space Science Week Spring Meeting Next Week »  Details.
Deadline for Space Technology Mission Directorate – Early Career Faculty Extended from 24 March 2021 to 31 March 2021 »  Details.
19th INTEGRAL Announcement of Opportunity. Deadline for proposal submission is Fri 9 April 2021 at 14:00 Central European Summer Time (8a Eastern / 7a Central / 6a Mountain / 5a Pacific) »  Details.
4 March 2021
Astrophysics Advisory Committee Meeting on 15-17 March »  Details.
NASA STEM Engagement Call for Reviewers for Informal STEM Education Proposals »  Details.
New MUREP Activity in Engagement Opportunities in NASA STEM 2021 »  Details.
19 February 2021
Release of NASA Space Technology Mission Directorate - Early Career Faculty »  Details.
Nominations for the Decadal Survey on Biological and Physical Sciences Research Committee and Supporting Panels »  Details.
Fermi Phase-1 Proposal Due Date Delay due to Widespread Power Loss »  Details.
Science Targets Selected for the XRISM Performance Verification Phase »  Details.
Release of Research Opportunities in Space and Earth Science (ROSES) 2021 »  Details.
National Science Board Meeting »  Details.
4 February 2021
NASA and Department of Energy invite comments on joint High Energy Physics and Space-Based Astrophysics activities »  Details.
Fermi Cycle-14 Proposal Deadline 19 February 2021 »  Details.
Future Hiring at NASA Goddard’s Astrophysics Science Division »  Details.
18 January 2021
Meeting of Astronomy and Astrophysics Advisory Committee (AAAC) on 26 – 27 January 2021 »  Details.
14 January 2021
NuSTAR General Observer Cycle 7 Proposal Deadline 29 January 2021 »  Details.
6 January 2021
Draft Astrophysics Explorers Program Solicitations Released for Community Comment for Solicitations for both Medium Explorer (MIDEX) and Missions of Opportunity (APEXMO) and Comments for both draft solicitations due by 25 February 2021 »  Details.

2020

News Articles
16 December 2020
The 237th Meeting of the American Astronomical Society, Virtually Anywhere, 11 – 15 January 2021, will include Physics of the Cosmos events. The PCOS AAS2021 Meeting page lists currently scheduled sessions, presentations, chats, and displays »  Details.
4 December 2020
Payloads and Research Investigations on the Surface of the Moon (PRISM) Step-2 Due Date. Step-2 proposals now due 3 February 2021. Step-1 proposal due date unchanged as 11 December 2020 »  Details.
Release of Final text and Due Dates for ROSES Post-COVID Recovery program. Requests received by 4 January 2021 will be processed first. Final due date is 5 March 2021. »  Details.
NICER seeks panel members for Cycle 3 proposal review »  Details.
NASA Science seeking volunteer proposal reviewers in Earth and Space Science »  Details.
9 November 2020
SMD Community Town Hall on Tues 17 November to discuss updates to the Agency-wide science program. »  Details.
6 November 2020
NASA Fundamental Physics Program Virtual Town Hall on 3 December 2020, to discuss research priorities in advance of the Biological and Physical Sciences Division Decadal Survey. »  Details.
5 November 2020
Call for proposals for Payloads and Research Investigations on the Surface of the Moon (PRISM). Step-1 Proposals are due 11 December 2020. »  Details.
28 October 2020
Call for proposals on Open-Source Tools, Libraries, and Frameworks. »  Details.
Revised Text and Due Date for NuSTAR General Observer Program Cycle 7. »  Details.
22 October 2020
Principal Investigator Launchpad workshop in Summer 2021, targeted toward researchers developing their first flight mission concepts. »  Details.
21 October 2020
Revised submission date: Applications Sought for PhysPAG Executive Committee. Submissions now due November 6. »  Details.
14 October 2020
Astrophysics Advisory Committee meeting on 19 – 21 October 2020 »  Details.
Astrophysics Explorers Announcement of Opportunity Community Announcement »  Details.
17 September 2020
NASA Announces Major Revisions in Astrophysics Research and Analysis Opportunity. Due dates remain unchanged. »  Details.
NASA Releases Citizen Science Seed Funding Program Opportunity. Notices of Intent requested by 13 October 2020, with proposals due 11 December 2020. »  Details.
NASA Extends Due Date for Astrophysics Pioneers Opportunity. Proposals are now due 8 October 2020. »  Details.
15 September 2020
Applications Sought for PhysPAG Executive Committee »  Details.
9 September 2020
Swift Cycle 17 Guest Investigator proposals due on 25 September 2020 »  Details.
4 September 2020
SMD Community Town Hall on Thurs 10 September »  Details.
NuSTAR Requests Self-Nominations for Users' Committee »  Details.
21 August 2020
Call for Artemis Science White Papers Due 8 September 2020. »  Details.
Astro2020 Decadal Survey Update: Virtual Committee Meeting on 25 August 2020. »  Details.
18 August 2020
XMM-Newton Guest Observer Announcement of Opportunity. »  Details.
17 August 2020
New Phase-1 Proposal Due Date for NICER Guest Observer Cycle 3. »  Details.
6 August 2020
Nominations requested for committee on diversity and inclusion in space mission leadership. Nominations requested by 17 August 2020. »  Details.
29 July 2020
SMD calls for Expressions of Interest (EOI) from currently funded researchers for augmentations and funded extensions to existing awards to help make up for increased costs directly attributable to the COVID-19 pandemic. »  Details.
Community Announcement: Intention to Amend ROSES-20 via a Future Appendix for Payloads and Research Investigations on the Surface of the Moon (PRISM). »  Details.
27 July 2020
Snowmass 21 Planning Underway, with Several Topical Groups on PCOS-Related Science. »  Details.
23 July 2020
New deadline set for JWST Cycle 1 General Observer proposals. Proposals will be due by 08:00 pm Eastern Time (ET) on Tuesday November 24, 2020. »  Details.
14 July 2020
The NASA LISA Study Team has released a report by their Science Support Task Force analyzing the impact that various levels of access, latency, and user support have on the ability of the US community to maximize the discovery potential of the ESA-led LISA mission. The report was submitted to NASA on 28 Feb 2020. [PDF] »  Details.
8 July 2020
NASA's Science Mission Directorate will hold a virtual community town hall with Associate Administrator for Science Thomas Zurbuchen and other members of the Science leadership team at 3 p.m. EDT Thursday, July 9. »  Details.
2 July 2020
NASA releases final text for Astrophysics Pioneers opportunity. Notices of Intent due 13 August 2020; proposals due 1 October 2020. »  Details.
1 July 2020
NASA releases draft text of Citizen Science Seed Funding Program. Deadline 30 July 2020. »  Details.
30 June 2020
NASA defers XRISM Guest Scientist Program to 2021. »  Details.
SOFIA Cycle 9 Calls for Proposals Released. Deadline 4 September 2020. »  Details.
26 June 2020
Based on extensive feedback from the community, including the recent COPAG survey and APAC discussion, the Astrophysics Data Analysis Program will be solicited in ROSES-2021. »  Details.
23 June 2020
Seventh Announcement of Opportunity to join the Athena Community Working Groups/Topical Panels. Deadline 31 July 2020. »  Details.
16 June 2020
Senior Review of NASA Astrophysics Archives Report is now available »  [PDF].
15 June 2020
Astrophysics Program Scientist civil servant positions at NASA Headquarters: open in USAJOBS June 29 – July 6.»  Details.
NASA's Cosmic Origins Program Analysis Group Executive Committee (COPAG EC) is soliciting input on the impacts of COVID-19 on Cosmic Origins research via ADAP. The survey deadline has been extended until Friday, June 19, 2020 »  Details.
4 June 2020
Astrophysics Advisory Committee Virtual Meeting to be held June 23 – 24, 2020 »  Details.
3 June 2020
2020 Spring Meeting of the Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board/Space Studies Board, June 8 – 11, 2020 Details.
ROSES-20 Amendment 28: Final Text and Due Dates for Astrophysics Explorers U.S. Participating Investigators. Details.
29 May 2020
Proposals for NASA's Strategic Astrophysics Technology will not be solicited in 2020, instead waiting for Decadal recommendations. »  Details.
28 May 2020
NASA SMD releases new five-year Science Plan, "Science 2020-2024: A Vision for Scientific Excellence." »  Details.
26 May 2020
NASA's Cosmic Origins Program Analysis Group Executive Committee (COPAG EC) is soliciting input on the impacts of COVID-19 on Cosmic Origins research via ADAP. The survey closes on Monday, June 5, 2020 »  Details.
20 May 2020
NASA names WFIRST in honor of Nancy Grace Roman, a tireless advocate for new tools that would allow scientists to study the broader universe from space. »  Details.
18 May 2020
NASA releases DRAFT text for a new "Astrophysics Pioneers" opportunity. Comments due June 15, 2020. »  Details.
Join NASA Science Live at 11 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, 20 May 2020, for an exciting announcement on WFIRST! Details and participation links here and here.
7 May 2020
Provide your input on balloon platform capabilities that could enable your science in the next 10 years by completing this survey for NASA's Scientific Balloon Program.
29 April 2020
NASA SMD calls for nominations, including self-nominations, to serve on the WFIRST Science Interest Group (WSIG). »  Details
27 April 2020
NASA SMD anticipates one or more short-window openings this summer for civil servant Program Scientists at NASA HQ. »  Details
16 April 2020
HaloSat Year 1 Data now eligible for funding under ADAP. »  Details
13 April 2020
Attend the virtual APS April 2020 meeting! The meeting is open to all and includes three PCOS sessions.
7 April 2020
NASA announces new ROSES element for LISA Preparatory Science, with mandatory NOI due 15 Sep 2020 and proposal due 15 Dec 2020, and new element for workshops & conferences in ROSES-20, with rolling submission through 29 Mar 2021.
6 April 2020
NASA announces new due dates for ADAP (Jun 30) and TCAN (Jun 23) 2020 proposals, cancels ADAP 2021 solicitation. Reminders on dual-anonymous ADAP guidelines.
26 March 2020
NASA's Astrophysics Advisory Committee (APAC) issued a findings and recommendations letter [PDF] to Astrophysics Division Director Paul Hertz.
16 March 2020
NASA has selected two proposed astrophysics Small Explorer (SMEX) missions and two proposed Missions of Opportunity (MO) for further study. »  Details
27 February 2020
The PhysPAG's Multimessenger Astrophysics Science Analysis Group (MMA SAG)'s Final Report is now available for your perusal! »  Details
31 January 2020
The Gravitational Wave-Electromagnetic Counterpart Task Force has released its final report [PDF]. »  Details
30 January 2020
A virtual Town Hall on Dual-Anonymous Peer Review will be held on 27 Feb 2020 at 1pm Eastern for Astrophysics General Observer and General Investigator programs hosted by NASA's Astrophysics Division. »  Details
Mark your calendars for exciting PCOS-sponsored sessions at this April's American Physical Society Meeting in Washington, DC! »  Details
23 January 2020
Nominate yourself or others for NASA's Astrophysics Advisory Committee (APAC) by 31 Mar 2020 »  Details
17 January 2020
The NASA LISA Study Team (NLST) is seeking input on how researchers at US institutions would like to use LISA's gravitational wave data. Fill out the survey by Jan 31!
7 January 2020
The PhysPAG's Multimessenger Astrophysics Science Analysis Group (MMA SAG)'s Draft Report is now available for your perusal! Please leave constructive feedback via this form by Feb 15! »  Details

2019

News Articles
19 December 2019
We would like to welcome our four new PhysPAG EC members, starting in Dec 2019. We extend our thanks to the three departing EC members. »  Details
22 November 2019
Assessments of cost and technical credibility of the Large Mission Concept Studies and for the Probe studies are public this month. »  Details
NASA Headquarters seeks PhD scientists to serve as Program Scientists »  Details
7 November 2019
NASA HQ has announced that all GO & GI programs will be converting to dual-anonymous peer review over the next year. »  Details
30 October 2019
The deadline to submit abstracts to give a lightning talk at the Jan AAS PCOS & PhysPAG session on a revolutionary multimessenger / multimission astrophysics discovery that involves at least one NASA mission is extended to Wed 27 Nov 2019.
7 October 2019
The deadline for Call for Nominations to Augment the NASA LISA Study Team has been extended to 11 Oct 2019. »  Details
30 September 2019
The application deadline for "The PI Launchpad: From Science Idea to NASA Mission" is extended to 15 Oct 2019. NASA Headquarters Science Mission Directorate (the level up from NASA Astrophysics Division) is co-organizing the Nov 18 – 20 workshop in Tuscon, AZ, in the interests of broadening the pool of potential NASA PIs. »  Details
19 September 2019
The PhysPAG EC nomination deadline, including self-nominations, is extended to Monday 30 Sept 2019. We welcome self nominations and particularly encourage people of diverse backgrounds and viewpoints. Useful skills include good communication, a desire and ability to facilitate community organization and collaborative conclusions, and a broad perspective. See the announcement letter with instructions for nominating.
Apply now to be a member of the augmented NASA LISA Study Team (NLST)! We welcome self nominations and particularly encourage diverse backgrounds. See the announcement letter with instructions for nominating. Deadline: 4 Oct 2019.
NASA Headquarters Science Mission Directorate (the level up from NASA Astrophysics Division) is co-organizing a workshop called "The PI Launchpad: From Science Idea to NASA Mission" in the interests of broadening the pool of potential NASA PIs. Applications are due Oct 4 for the Nov 18 – 20 workshop in Tuscon, AZ.
13 September 2019
Submit your abstract today to give a 5min lightning talk at the Jan AAS PCOS & PhysPAG session on your favorite revolutionary multimessenger / multimission astrophysics discovery from the last decade or potential for future discovery that involves at least one NASA mission! Abstracts due by 31 Oct 2019.
28 August 2019
Apply now to be a member of the NASA Physics of the Cosmos Program Analysis Group Executive Committee! NASA expects to make at least four new appointments. We welcome self nominations and particularly encourage people of diverse backgrounds and viewpoints. Useful skills include good communication, a desire and ability to facilitate community organization and collaborative conclusions, and a broad perspective. See the announcement letter with instructions for nominating.
31 May 2019
Dr. Thomas Zurbuchen, NASA SMD Associate Administrator, invites the science community to a live-streamed national colloquium on Wednesday, June 5, 2019 (4:00 –6:00 pm EDT) on "Writing Successful Mission Proposals: Observations from NASA." For further details, please see the colloquium invitation. »  Details
17 May 2019
Following up on a Nov 2018 mission PI diversity workshop, the NASA Science Mission Directorate (SMD) is planning a number of exciting opportunities open to community participation, including a new website for potential PIs, pre-review mission panels to ensure diversity and reduce conflicts of interest, research proposal writing workshops at conferences and for PIs developing their first proposal, career development positions, and a presentation by SMD Associate Administrator Thomas H. Zurbuchen on proposal statistical analysis. Please see the Associate Administrator's full update here.
16 May 2019
June 1 2019 is the deadline for filling and submitting the technology gap submission form. We encourage members of the community to identify such gaps between today's state-of-the-art and what will be needed for missions identified by the 2010 Decadal Survey, the 2018 Astrophysics Implementation Plan, and/or the 30-year Astrophysics Road Map. Please see the Astrophysics Division Technologists letter for more details, including how to submit a gap.
25 March 2019
NASA HQ Astrophysics Division has created a task force to assess NASA's role in strategic optimization of Gravitational Wave Electromagnetic Counterpart (GW-EM) astrophysics. See the Terms of Reference for more details.
1 February 2019
Dr Terri Brandt confirmed as PCOS Chief Scientist.

2018

News Articles
20 December 2018
LISA Preparatory Science 2018 (LPS) proposals have been selected! »  Full details
17 December 2018
NASA HQ has publicly posted an updated Astrophysics Implementation Plan (AIP), detailing progress made by NASA's Astrophysics Division in implementing the 2010 Decadal recommendations since the previous update in 2016. Please see »  full details
29 November 2018
The National Academies has released updated information about the 2020 Decadal Survey call for Community Science White Papers. They are now due 7 January–19 February 2019. See here for further instructions. Further, it is our pleasure to announce that the President of the National Academy of Sciences Marcia McNutt has appointed Dr. Fiona Harrison and Dr. Robert Kennicutt, Jr. to serve as co-chairs of the Astronomy and Astrophysics Decadal Survey committee.
19 November 2018
We would like to welcome our two new PhysPAG EC members, starting in Dec 2018. We extend our thanks to the three departing EC members. »  Details [PDF].
14 September 2018
NASA's Astrophysics Division issues open call for nominations, including self-nominations, to serve on the Executive Committee of NASA's Physics of the Cosmos Program Analysis Group, or PhysPAG. Deadline for receipt of nominations is October 19, 2018. »  Details [PDF].
24 July 2018
The National Academies has released information about the 2020 Decadal Survey call for Community Science White Papers. They will be due 7–18 January 2019. See here for further instructions.
1 June 2018
MMA SAG analyzing the benefits of multimessenger observations made possible by NASA observatories in the 2020 decade and beyond launched! Join the kickoff telecon Friday, 8 June, and sign up today! »  Full details
18 May 2018
Gamma-ray SIG Workshop for Decadal Survey Science White Papers, 23 – 24 May 2018, George Washington University »  Workshop Sign-up
19 March 2018
PhysPAG EC requests your input on High Risk High Reward research! Submit your response by 2 Apr 2018 for consideration for input to APAC. »  More details
14 March 2018
Notice: APRA, SAT, and LISA Preparatory Science NoI due date changed to 19 March 2018 due to winter storms.
14 March 2018
Notice: LISA Preparatory Science NoI due date changed to 19 March 2018 due to winter storms. »  Details
26 February 2018
LISA Preparatory Science is a new program element in ROSES 2018 to provide support for U.S. investigators involved in analysis and interpretation of simulated LISA data. Mandatory NOIs are due 19 Mar 2018 and full proposals are due 14 Jun 2018.
26 February 2018
LISA Preparatory Science is a new program element in ROSES 2018 to provide support for U.S. investigators involved in analysis and interpretation of simulated LISA data. Mandatory NOIs are due 15 Mar 2018 and full proposals are due 14 Jun 2018.
8 February 2018
Welcome to our new PhysPAG EC members! Many thanks to our departing members! »  Details [PDF]

2017

News Articles
8 December 2017
NASA welcomes applications for Program Scientists Jan 2-31 via USAJOBS. »  Details [PDF]
1 December 2017
The 2017 PCOS Newsletter [PDF], focusing on PCOS's high energy particle and γ-ray astrophysics science themes, is now available! In addition to news from current and future missions and studies, it contains more than 20 articles on the current and future landscape of topics spanning from cosmic rays, neutrinos, and dark matter to γ-rays, gravitational waves, and multimessenger astronomy.
6 November 2017
NASA Headquarters welcomes applications for Visiting Program Scientists, due 1 Dec 2017. »  Details
25 October 2017
NASA welcomes self-nominations to the Astrophysics Advisory Committee (APAC), due on 1 Dec 2017. »  [PDF]
17 October 2017
NASA has selected NASA LISA Study Team members to help prepare the LISA Decadal survey science case; identified Study Office members, including a core team who will work closely with the study team members; and nominated representatives to ESA's LISA Science Study Team.
10 October 2017
PCOS 2017 Program Annual Technology Report (PATR) released. »  [PDF]
02 October 2017
Note: Deadline for Nominations to the Executive Committee of the PhysPAG extended until 16 Oct 2017 »  [PDF]
26 September 2017
XARM Participating Scientists proposals due 24 Oct 2017 »  Details
27 July 2017
Call for Nominations to the Executive Committee of the Physics of the Cosmos Program Analysis Group (PhysPAG) (deadline 1 Oct 2017) »  [PDF]
21 July 2017
Apply for the U.S. LISA Study Team (due 1 September)»  Details
  • Call for Nominations [PDF]
  • Terms of Reference [PDF]
  • 20 July 2017
    U.S. LISA Study Team Terms of Reference (ToR) released »  [PDF]
    19 July 2017
    Call for Nominations for the U.S. LISA Study Team and for U.S. representation to ESA's LISA Science Study Team (due 1 Sep 2017)»  [PDF]
    1 June 2017
    L3 Study Team Face to Face Meeting: July 12, 2017, Pasadena, CA »  Details
    15 May 2017
    PCOS Program Office Call for Technology Gap submissions, due 1 June 2017 »  Details
    20 March 2017
    Astrophysics Probe Mission Studies Selected (3/20/2017) »  [PDF]
    6 March 2017
    Terms of Reference (ToR) for the PhysPAG have been updated. »  [PDF]
    23 February 2017
    Self-nominations for the Astrophysics Advisory Committee (APAC, replaces the Astrophysics Subcommitte or APS) are requested; due date is 8 March 2017. »  Details

    2016

    News Articles
    25 October 2016
    ESA solicits proposals for mission concepts for the large-size 'L3' mission opportunity »  Details
    22 August 2016
    Call for Nominations to the Executive Committee of the Physics of the Cosmos Program Analysis Group (PhysPAG) »  [PDF]
    28 July 2016
    L3ST Interim Report now available »  [PDF]
    14 July 2016
    PCOS Newsletter for July 2016 now available »  [PDF]
    14 June 2016
    LISA Pathfinder First Results Announcements »  Details
    2 March 2016
    PCOS Call for White Papers on Probe Missions receives 14 submissions »  Details
    29 January 2016
    Announcing L3 (gravitational wave mission) study team membership »  Details
    27 January 2016
    Due date March 1 2016: PCOS White Papers on Probe Missions »  Details

    2015

    News Articles
    7 December 2015
    NASA issues a call for nominations for the L3 Study Team »  [PDF]
    3 December 2015
    Liftoff! The Lisa Pathfinder was successfully launched by ESA on December 3. »  Details
    20 November 2015
    The next Google Hangout in our Future in Space series is today at 3:00 pm ET »  Details
    Application for Athena Working Group membership is now reopened. »  Details
    5 November 2015
    New! PhysPAG Executive Committee Selections November 2015 »  [PDF]
    8 Ocober 2015
    Final PhysPAG Response to Paul Hertz, October 8, 2015 now available »  [PDF]
    1 October 2015
    2015 PCOS Program Annual Technology Report (PATR) now available »  [PDF]
    New Call for Participation in the Athena Working Groups »  Details
    31 July 2015
    PCOS Newsletter for August 2015 now available »  [PDF]
    13 July 2015
    Call for Nominations to the Executive Committee of the Physics of the Cosmos Program Analysis Group (PhysPAG) »  Details
    3 January 2015
    PhysPAG Activities at the 225th AAS Meeting, 4-7 Jan 2015 »  Meeting Schedule

    2014

    News Articles
    13 November 2014
    NASA issues second Dear Colleague Letter for community participation in the Athena Science Study Team Working Groups DEADLINE DECEMBER 1ST 2014 »  [PDF]
    1 October 2014
    2014 Program Annual Technology Report (PATR) now available »  [PDF]
    10 September 2014
    Astrophysics Division of NASA's Science Mission Directorate issues open call for nominations to serve on Executive Committee of NASA's Physics of the Cosmos Program Analysis Group »  [PDF]
    7 August 2014
    IP SIG White Paper now available »  [PDF]
    1 August 2014
    PCOS Newletter for August 2014 now available »  Details
    1 July 2014
    NASA: Call for U.S. Scientists to serve on the ATHENA Science Study Team »  Details
    30 June 2014
    PCOS/PhysPAG Town Hall Meeting, Aug 19, 2014, agenda posted »  Details
    30 May 2014
    Submit technology gap now (deadline June 16, 2014) via the blank input form Word doc or Web-based form! »  Details
    18 May 2014
    GW SIG Meeting, at LISA Symposium, Gainesville, Florida, 20 May 2014 »  Details
    28 March 2014
    Coming soon! Mini-Symposium: High Energy Astrophysics and Cosmology from Space »  Details
    31 January 2014
    PCOS Newsletter for February 2014 now available »  [PDF]

    2013

    News Articles
    6 December 2013
    PhysPAG Executive Committee Selections, Memo from NASA Headquarters December 2013 »  [PDF]
    1 November 2013
    PCOS Program Annual Technology Report [PATR] for 2013 is released. »  [PDF]
    20 September 2013
    Announcing: XAP STDT Membership »  Details
    19 September 2013
    Announcement! Call for Nominations to the Executive Committee of the Physics of the Cosmos Program Analysis Group (PhysPAG) »  Details [PDF]
    06 August 2013
    Due August 22: Letters of Application for X-ray Probe STDT. »  Details
    01 August 2013
    PCOS Newsletter for August 2013 now available. »  [PDF]
    01 May 2013
    XR SAG Meeting, April 2013, Monterey, CA, Presentations posted. »  Details
    03 April 2013
    PCOS / PhysPAG Town Halls: April 9 at HEAD, April 16 at APS. »  Details
    Upcoming XR SAG Meeting: Friday, April 12th @ HEAD. »  Details
    01 March 2013
    New Astrophysics Roadmap to be developed by a task force of the NASA Advisory Council's Astrophysics Subcommittee during 2013. »  Details
    14 January 2013
    Presentations for PhysPAG January 2013 Meeting added to Agenda items. »  Details

    2012

    News Articles
    24 October 2012
    2012 PCOS Program Annual Technology Report (PATR) Released »  [PDF]
    24 October 2012
    Announcing the PhysPAG Meeting at the Long Beach AAS Meeting on Sunday, January 6 »  Details
    27 September 2012
    Simulations Uncover 'Flashy' Secrets of Merging Black Holes »  Details
    29 August 2012
    Gravitational waves spotted from white-dwarf pair »  Details
    28 August 2012
    Confirmed Emission of Gravitational Waves: Astronomers Test Einstein in a New Regime Using Pair of Burnt-Out Stars
    20 August 2012
    Notice of Intent for Dear Colleague Letter for NRO Telescope Study Group »  [PDF].
    15 August 2012
    WebEx Meeting numbers for IP SAG, XR SAG, and GW SAG are posted. » Details
    13 August 2012
    PhysPAG Meeting Logistics: Map of area, including food & coffee. » [PDF]
    WebEx/Telecon Information for PhysPAG Meeting » [PDF]
    12 August 2012
    PhysPAG Meeting 2012 Final Agenda posted. » [PDF]
    10 August 2012
    PCOS Program Office announces public release of final reports of Gravitational Wave and X-ray mission architecture studies. The reports are available for download: » Gravitational-Wave Mission [3.7 MB, PDF] and X-ray Mission [13 MB, PDF].
    30 July 2012
    PhysPAG Meeting Draft Agenda posted » [PDF]
    25 June 2012
    Fourth PhysPAG Meeting Breakout Agendas Posted » Details
    31 May 2012
    Euclid Science Team AO Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) Now Posted » Details
    23 May 2012
    Euclid Science Team Membership (NOI Deadline: June 15, 2012, Deadline: August 31, 2012) » Details
    11 May 2012
    IPSAG One-Day Meeting, Aug. 15, 2012, Washington, D.C. » Details [PDF]
    2 May 2012
    Fourth PhysPAG Meeting announced: Aug 14-16, 2012 in Washington, D.C. » Details
    ESA L1 selection announced: JUICE is Europe's next large science mission. High scientific value of NGO and ATHENA recognized and technology activities are planned to continue. »  Details
    23 April 2012
    X-ray Mission Data Laboratory (MDL) Studies presentations available » Details
    4 April 2012
    Presentations to MSFC Science and Technology Management and APS Astrophysics Business Meeting now available »  Details
    13 March 2012
    Presentation by Robin Stebbins at the NASA Advisory Committee Astrophysics Subcommittee Meeting on February 23, 2012 » [PDF]
    Presentation by Andy Ptak at the NASA Advisory Committee Astrophysics Subcommittee Meeting on February 23, 2012 » [PDF]
    5 March 2012
    PCOS Newsletter for March 2012 now available. »  [PDF]
    31 January 2012
    New! Forum for community input to the X-ray Mission Architecting Study! »  Join the discussion.
    25 January 2012
    Presentation for Gravitational-Wave Studies Townhall Meeting posted. » [PDF]
    Presentation for X-ray Studies Townhall Meeting posted. »  [PDF]
    9 January 2012
    Presentations for PhysPAG Meeting at AAS in Austin, Texas, are posted. » Details
    5 January 2012
    Draft Agenda for PhysPAG Meeting at AAS in Austin, Texas, is posted. » Details

    2011

    News Articles
    21 December 2011
    X-ray Mission Workshop presentations posted. » Details
    Gravitational Wave Mission Workshop presentations posted. » Details
    12 December 2011
    Instructions posted for electronic attendance of X-ray Workshop » [PDF]
    REGISTRATION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO FRIDAY, DECEMBER 16, for PCOS Program Office Workshop on Gravitational Waves Mission Architectural Concepts » Details
    1 December 2011
    Second Issue of the Physics of the Cosmos Newsletter now available »  [PDF]
    PCOS Program Annual Technology Report (PATR) now available »  Details [PDF]
    8 November 2011
    The PCOS Program Office is hosting a Workshop on Gravitational Waves Mission Architectural Concepts. »  Details [PDF]
    2 November 2011
    The PCOS Program Office is hosting a Workshop on X-ray Mission Architectural Concepts. »  [PDF]
    7 October 2011
    NASA issues call for Letters of Application for Membership in the Community Science Team for Gravitational-Wave Mission Concepts. »  [PDF]
    3 October 2011
    NASA issues call for Letters of Application for Membership in the Community Science Team for X-ray Astronomy Mission Concepts. »  [PDF]
    27 September 2011
    NASA NSPIRES New Solicitation Announced: Concepts for the NASA Gravitational-Wave Mission »  Details
    13 September 2011
    NASA NSPIRES New Solicitation Announced: Concepts for the Next NASA X-ray Astronomy Mission »  Details
    1 September 2011
    First Issue of the Physics of the Cosmos Newsletter now available »  [ PDF]
    28 July 2011
    The PhysPAG/TechSAG has conducted an assessment of the PCOS technology needs, and invites community comments.
    1 May 2011
    Second Meeting of the PhysPAG Held »  Details
    14 January 2011
    NRC initiates project to evaluate NASA Technology Roadmaps

    2010

    News Articles
    21 October 2010
    NASA Releases NASA Research Announcement (NRA) for Members of the Euclid Science Team »  Details
    13 August 2010
    Astro2010 Decadal Survey Report Released »  Details
    News
    22 February 2024
    Release of Research Opportunities in Space and Earth Science (ROSES)-2024
    »  Details
    Changes in D.2 Astrophysics Data Analysis for ROSES-2024
    »  Details
    All PhysCOS Session Slides from AAS Winter Meeting Now Available
    »  Details