The MIT Kavli Institute paves the way for new developments in space- & ground-based astrophysics. Our faculty, research staff, and students develop technology & instrumentation with a focus on an engineering and technical core.
Researchers at The Kavli Institute for Astrophysics and Space Research explore extreme and unusual phenomena found beyond the Earth including extrasolar planets, black holes, neutron stars, and distant galaxies and clusters of galaxies.
Discovery of Soft X-Ray Emission from Io, Europa, and the Io Plasma Torus
Elsner, R.F. and Gladstone, G.R. and Waite, J.H. and Crary, F.J. and Howell, R.R. and Johnson, R.E. and Ford, P.G. and Metzger, A.E. and Hurley, K.C. and Feigelson, E.D. and Garmire, G.P. and Bhardwaj, A. and Grodent, D.C. and Majeed, T. and Tennant, A.F. and Weisskopf, M.C.