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.
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.
He will create a new Mauna Kea Cultural Council to advise the state Department of Land and Natural Resources and review all
405th Anniversary of Galileo's Telescope: Looking Back on How Past Innovation Influenced the Future of Astronomy
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.
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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