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

Physics of the Cosmos Program Analysis Group Mission Studies

Large Mission Concepts Studies for the Decadal Survey 2020

Final Reports

Presentations to PhysPAG

  • Far-IR Surveyor Concept [PDF]
  • X-ray Surveyor: Science drivers and Strawman Mission Design [PDF]
  • HabEx: Notional Mission Properties and Science Applications [PDF]
  • The Advanced Technology Large-Aperture Space Telescope (ATLAST) [PDF]

Science Division Documents

Supporting Documents

  • TPF-C Levine Paper (see Science Goals, Sec. 2) [PDF]
  • The New Worlds Observer [PDF]
  • AURA Report: From Cosmic Birth to Living Earths [PDF]


22 February 2024
Release of Research Opportunities in Space and Earth Science (ROSES)-2024
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Changes in D.2 Astrophysics Data Analysis for ROSES-2024
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All PhysCOS Session Slides from AAS Winter Meeting Now Available
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