Astronomers want to build a telescope they say would change the way we know the universe. Hawaiians are fighting to preserve their culture and land.
The Spektr-RG telescope, launched successfully into orbit on Saturday, aims to chart the first-ever map of the universe in high-energy X-rays.
You won't need a telescope to get some incredible views of our solar system's largest planet.
For two years, scientists from a global network of telescopes have been attempting to capture the image.
It will be able to detect and receive signals from outer space and help search for extraterrestrial intelligence.
Think of it as life in the 1980s.
The governor said that the pursuit of science on the mountain has gotten in the way of the cultural experience, and the state
The movement to protect and preserve the summit of Mauna Kea, one of the most sacred sites in the Hawaiian Islands, has grown from a small group of local activists to a much larger and diverse coalition around the globe.
The Universe's accelerators have been bombarding us with high energy particles, low energy particles and everything in between since the beginning of time. There are lots of ways we are looking at these particles with detectors on the earth and in the sky.
Here are seven stargazing sites, all recognized by the International Dark Sky Association for their inky-black nights, that offer stellar views of the heavens above.