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Another NASA Space Telescope Shuts Down in Orbit

Another NASA Space Telescope Shuts Down in Orbit

Chandra X-ray Observatory entered safe mode on Wednesday due to a gyroscope failure....

1 day ago, 2:59pm CDT

ALMA Telescope Pushed to its Limit to Observe a Nebula

ALMA Telescope Pushed to its Limits to Observe a Nebula

The first highest-frequency ALMA observations produced exciting results....

Aug 18 2018, 4:41am CDT

Hubble Telescope Captures 15,000 Galaxies in One Incredible Image

Hubble Telescope Captures 15,000 Galaxies in One Incredible Image

Astronomers have assembled one of the most comprehensive view yet of the early universe....

Aug 17 2018, 1:37pm CDT

NASA’s New Planet-hunting Telescope Captures a Distant Comet

NASA’s New Planet-hunting Telescope Captures a Distant Comet

TESS takes stable periodic images of a comet that is located about 29 million miles from Earth....

Aug 11 2018, 9:32am CDT

Canada’s New Radio Telescope Picks Up Mysterious Signal from Space

Canada’s New Radio Telescope Picks Up Mysterious Signal from Space

The event marks the first detection of fast radio burst at frequencies below 700MHz....

Aug 5 2018, 11:59pm CDT

South Africa Unveils a Powerful Radio Telescope

South Africa Unveils a Powerful Radio Telescope

The 64-dish radio telescope MeerKAT will help unravel some of the biggest mysteries in the Universe....

Jul 15 2018, 3:31pm CDT

Hubble Space Telescope Teams up with Gaia to Precisely Measure Universe Expansion

Hubble Space Telescope Teams up with Gaia to Precisely Measure Universe Expansion

Combining Hubble and Gaia observations, astronomers have further refined the previous value for the Hubble constant....

Jul 14 2018, 11:40pm CDT

James Webb Telescope will Study Jupiter’s Great Red Spot

James Webb Space Telescope will Study Jupiter’s Great Red Spot

Researchers will use Webb's extreme infrared sensitivity to reveal secrets of the iconic feature....

Jul 2 2018, 12:11am CDT

NASA Again Delays James Webb Space Telescope Launch Until Early 2021

NASA Again Delays James Webb Space Telescope Launch Until Early 2021

The Completion of the James Webb Space Telescope has been Procrastinated Once Again...

Jun 28 2018, 6:21am CDT

Hubble Telescope Captures First Image of a Surviving Companion to a Supernova

Hubble Telescope Captures First Image of Surviving Companion to a Supernova

This is the first time a surviving companion to a supernova has been photographed...

Apr 28 2018, 4:19pm CDT

NASA Celebrates 28 Years of Hubble Telescope with a Trip Through Lagoon Nebula

NASA Celebrates 28 Years of Hubble Telescope with a Trip Through Lagoon Nebula

Lagoon Nebula is a vast stellar nursery located 4,000 light-years away...

Apr 21 2018, 3:43pm CDT

NASA is About to Launch its Next Planet-Hunting Telescope

NASA is About to Launch its Next Planet-Hunting Telescope

TESS will survey more than 200,000 of the brightest stars in the sky during its two-year mission...

Apr 14 2018, 2:29am CDT

Space Telescope Hubble Catches a Colossal Galaxy Cluster

Space Telescope Hubble Catches a Colossal Galaxy Cluster

New Hubble discovery....

Apr 13 2018, 11:31am CDT

Hubble Telescope Makes First Precise Measurement of a Globular Star Cluster’s Distance

Hubble Telescope Makes First Precise Distance Measurement to a Globular Star Cluster

The globular star cluster, called NGC 6397, is one of the oldest objects in the universe...

Apr 6 2018, 2:24am CDT

NASA’s Kepler Telescope Solves the Mystery Fast and Furious Exploding Star

NASA’s Kepler Telescope Solves the Mystery of Fast and Furious Exploding Star

Researchers found that the star is cocooned inside a dense shell of gas and dust, which ended in a violent explosion unlike a t...

Mar 29 2018, 12:32am CDT

NASA’s James Webb Telescope Prepares for Additional Testing

NASA’s James Webb Telescope Prepares for Additional Testing

The science payload recently arrived at Northrop after testing at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston...

Mar 13 2018, 7:18am CDT

Universe Images Captured by Subaru Telescope Released to the Public

Universe Images Captured by Subaru Telescope Released to the Public

The high-quality data provides a unprecedented view into the nature and evolution of stars and galaxies...

Mar 9 2018, 2:45pm CST

Hubble Telescope Observes an Exoplanet in More Detail Than Ever Before

Hubble Telescope Observes an Exoplanet in More Detail Than Ever Before

New observations can provide more insights into how and where planets form around a star...

Mar 3 2018, 11:49pm CST

James Webb Telescope Launch will Likely be Delayed

James Webb Telescope Launch will Likely be Delayed

NASA recently announced that launch of James Webb Telescope would be delayed several months, from October 2018 to June 2019...

Mar 3 2018, 9:25am CST

NASA’s Next Major Telescope will Provide the Largest Picture Ever Taken of the Universe

NASA’s Next Major Telescope will Provide the Largest Picture Ever Taken of the Universe

With the same depth and clarity as the Hubble, the next telescope is scheduled to launch in mid-2020s...

Dec 31 2017, 1:36pm CST

Scallops have 200 Eyes Which Work Like a Telescope

Scallops have 200 Eyes Which Work Like a Telescope

The complex system could pave the way to the construction of gigantic space telescopes...

Dec 1 2017, 2:24pm CST

Hubble Telescope Captures Mars Moon Phobos Orbiting Around the Planet

Hubble Telescope Captures Mars Moon Phobos Orbiting Around the Planet

The images of Phobos orbiting the Red Planet were taken on May 12, 2016, when Mars was relatively close to Earth...

Jul 22 2017, 9:42pm CDT

NASA Telescope Reveals New Information about Black Holes

NASA Telescope Reveals New Information about Black Holes

Dust surrounding active black holes is much more dense than previously thought...

Jun 14 2017, 11:25am CDT

Construction Begins on Extremely Large Telescope

Construction Begins on Extremely Large Telescope

The world's largest optical/infrared telescope will be up and running in 2024...

May 28 2017, 1:05pm CDT

NASA’s Fermi Telescope Captures Extreme Burst of Gamma Rays from Tropical Storms

NASA’s Fermi Telescope Captures Extreme Burst of Gamma Rays from Tropical Storms

For the first time, researchers analyse flashes of some of the highest-energy light found on Earth...

Apr 29 2017, 3:48pm CDT

Astronomers Turns on a Planet-Sized Telescope to Capture First Real Images of Black Hole

Astronomers Turns on a Planet-Sized Telescope to Capture First Real Images of Black Hole

By combining data collected from many radio telescopes around the globe, researches are hoping to produce the first ever images...

Apr 6 2017, 4:57am CDT

NASA’s Spitzer Telescope Detects Heartbeat-like Pulsations in a Distant Star

NASA’s Spitzer Telescope Detects Heartbeat-like Pulsations in a Distant Star

A closely orbiting "hot Jupiter" causes unusual vibrations in its host star every time it gets close its orbit...

Feb 15 2017, 12:10am CST

Hubble Telescope Captures Rotten Egg Star Death in Calabash Nebula

Hubble Telescope Captures Rotten Egg Star Death in Calabash Nebula

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope Captured Mysterious Nebula with Hubble and Named it Rotten Egg....

Feb 9 2017, 6:30am CST

Very Large Telescope to Search for Planets in Alpha Centauri

Very Large Telescope to Search for Planets in Alpha Centauri

ESO has signed an agreement with the Breakthrough Starshot to use Very Large Telescope (VLT) in Chile to search for planets aro...

Jan 10 2017, 6:52am CST

NASA Will Resume Vibration Testing of James Webb Telescope This Month

NASA Will Resume Vibration Testing of James Webb Telescope This Month

NASA Scientists will Resume James Webb Telescope’s Test in January that Stopped Unexpectedly...

Jan 4 2017, 5:37am CST

Hubble Space Telescope Spots a Cosmic Megamaser

Hubble Space Telescope Spots a Cosmic Megamaser

The Hubble Space Telescope has spotted a megamaser in the context of outer space....

Dec 30 2016, 7:07am CST

Hubble Telescope Chases a Bright Spiral Galaxy

Hubble Telescope Chases a Bright Spiral Galaxy

The galaxy was originally discovered in 1780 and is located some 22 million light years away from Earth...

Dec 27 2016, 2:58am CST

Project Blue Space Telescope Will Find Another Earth With Crowdfunding

Project Blue Space Telescope Will Find Another Earth With Crowdfunding

A relatively small telescope is being built by the astronomers to view another planet like our earth....

Nov 17 2016, 7:25am CST

Australia Launches Telescope to Join $100 Million Search for Alien Life

Australia Launches Telescope to Join $100 Million Search for Alien Life

The Aussies have joined ranks with the Stephen Hawking-backed project of searching for alien life forms on other planets in the...

Nov 9 2016, 10:26am CST

James Webb Space Telescope is Complete

James Webb Space Telescope is Complete

The James Webb telescope center of curvature pre-test was accomplished by technicians at NASA premises....

Nov 3 2016, 7:34am CDT

NASA Completes Construction of James Webb Space Telescope

NASA Completes Construction of James Webb Space Telescope

US space agency NASA has completed the construction of the world's largest space telescope, after almost two decades.The James...

Nov 3 2016, 2:55am CDT

Thirty Meter Telescope to be Built in Canary Islands Instead of Hawaii

Thirty Meter Telescope to be Built in Canary Islands Instead of Hawaii

Apparently, the largest of telescopes may change its venue from Hawaii to Spain....

Nov 2 2016, 6:14am CDT

World's largest Radio Telescope begins Operations

World's largest Radio Telescope begins Operations

The world's largest radio telescope began operations on Sunday in a mountainous region of China's Guizhou province.Shortly afte...

Sep 25 2016, 8:16am CDT

NASA's Hubble Telescope Spots a Planet Orbiting 2 Stars in System OGLE-2007-BLG-349

NASA's Hubble Telescope Spots a Planet Orbiting 2 Stars in System OGLE-2007-BLG-349

Astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, and a trick of nature, have confirmed the existence of a planet orbiting two...

Sep 23 2016, 12:25am CDT

NASA’s Spitzer Telescope Captures Nebulae that Look Like Star Trek's Starship USS Enterprise

NASA’s Spitzer Telescope Spots Nebulae that Look Like Star Trek's Starship USS Enterprise

NASA release the image of 'Enterprise' nebulae on the 50th anniversary of Star Trek...

Sep 11 2016, 3:34am CDT