Telescope

07.11.16
Telescopes catch the aftermath of a black hole swallowing a star
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Telescopes catch the aftermath of a black hole swallowing a star

Stargazers recently observed a supermassive black hole destroying a star.

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06.24.16
NASA tasks the Hubble Telescope with five more years of service
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NASA tasks the Hubble Telescope with five more years of service

The telescope will still be in use when its successor launches in 2018.

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06.06.16
The Arecibo radio telescope is in trouble again
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The Arecibo radio telescope is in trouble again

Low funding could shut it down entirely or transfer control to someone else.

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04.27.16
Hubble discovers that dwarf planet Makemake has a moon
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Hubble discovers that dwarf planet Makemake has a moon

It's 1,300 times fainter than the celestial body it's orbiting.

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04.11.16
NASA's Kepler space telescope is back in good health
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NASA's Kepler space telescope is back in good health

The mission crew successfully brought their spacecraft back from the brink.

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