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.
He will create a new Mauna Kea Cultural Council to advise the state Department of Land and Natural Resources and review all
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.
Four hundred five years ago this week, Galileo Galilei demonstrated his new telescope to members of the Venetian senate in the Plaza San Marco. This presentation on Aug. 25, 1609, marks the birth of the astronomical telescope and the launching of a scientific revolution.
If the type of telescope described here can be built, then the tyranny of distance is vanquished. You can forget deep space probes and their long travel times. We could explore alien worlds in the comfort of our own homes, as our laptops scroll and zoom through data sets collected by a mammoth, space-based telescope array.
As someone who's taken a fair share of science classes, I know that it can be difficult to tie the daily homework assignments of configuring compounds in chemistry or calculating velocity in physics to a broader world perspective.
On the other side of the bargaining table is Associated Universities Incorporated (AUI), a corporation based in Washington
"GALEX is a remarkable accomplishment," Jeff Hayes, NASA's GALEX program executive in Washington, D.C., said in a statement
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