Telescope

01.24.16
Lockheed Martin works on smaller, more powerful telescope tech
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Lockheed Martin works on smaller, more powerful telescope tech

SPIDER uses thousands of tiny lenses to peer into space.

By M. Moon,   01.24.16
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12.03.15
Hawaiian court nullifies Thirty Meter Telescope's building permit
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Hawaiian court nullifies Thirty Meter Telescope's building permit

The big telescope's construction has been delayed yet again.

By M. Moon,   12.03.15
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12.02.15
See what every star system Kepler's found looks like compared to ours
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See what every star system Kepler's found looks like compared to ours

See all 1,700 exoplanets we currently know about

By A. Tarantola,   12.02.15
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10.06.15
The Hubble Telescope's breathtaking views of space
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10.06.15

The Hubble Telescope's breathtaking views of space

A brief survey of the stunning images Hubble has captured in space over the last 25 years.

By B. Steele,   10.06.15
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08.31.15
World's most advanced digital camera will power a space telescope
08.31.15

World's most advanced digital camera will power a space telescope

Scientists get the greenlight for a 3.2-gigapixel (yes, gigapixel) digital camera that will drive a space telescope.

By J. Fingas,   08.31.15
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08.11.15
ICYMI: 3D-printed telescope, bird drone and more
08.11.15

ICYMI: 3D-printed telescope, bird drone and more

An open-source, 3D-printed telescope is being offered by the Open Space Agency so that hobbyists of all stripes can easily share their discoveries. The BionicBird drone flies by legit flapping its wings and our own jabberjays to torment Katniss cannot be far behind.

By K. Davis,   08.11.15
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07.10.15
NASA satellite shows black hole 'bulls-eye' eruption
07.10.15

NASA satellite shows black hole 'bulls-eye' eruption

NASA said its Swift satellite has imaged some of "the best dust-scattered X-ray ring images ever s...

By S. Dent,   07.10.15
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06.28.15
Telescope filter helps spot Earth-like alien worlds
06.28.15

Telescope filter helps spot Earth-like alien worlds

In the hunt for planets around distant stars, the stars themselves are often the worst enemy. They...

By J. Fingas,   06.28.15
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06.17.15
Radio telescope spots previously unknown star-forming region
06.17.15

Radio telescope spots previously unknown star-forming region

Scientists at the Institut de Radioastronomie Millimetrique (IRAM) have discovered that a region i...

By M. Moon,   06.17.15
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