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Richard F. Caris Mirror Laboratory
Giant telescope mirrors built in a spinning furnace under a college football stadium.
Added by cyccommute
The Camera That Will Transform Our Understanding of the Universe
Brookhaven National Laboratory's Paul O'Connor explains the mind-boggling promise of the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope.
August 21, 2017
Armenia's premier center of astrophysical research was established during the Soviet era.
Added by Ani Djaferian
Neptune's New Surprise Storm Is Nearly as Big as Earth
The ice giant's atmosphere is pretty chaotic.
August 04, 2017
Tijeras, New Mexico
Starfire Optical Range
The U.S. Air Force has an anti-satellite laser weapon.
Added by Elliot Carter
The Crab Nebula Is Ready for Its Close-Up
Five telescopes were used to make a special new image, and only one of them is on Earth.
May 10, 2017
Magdalena, New Mexico
Bracewell Radio Sundial
A one-of-a-kind sundial at the Very Large Array honors a radio astronomy pioneer, incorporating the original piers from his breakthrough radio telescope.
Added by zackofalltrades
Why Scientists Sank a Telescope Into the Deepest Parts of the Ocean
The ANTARES underwater observatory is looking for particles from outer space, but it's also contributing to marine science.
December 19, 2016
This Beautiful Art Nouveau Telescope Can Be Yours
Got a spare $125,000?
October 04, 2016
Did We Just Witness the Birth of a Black Hole?
A star has disappeared.
September 15, 2016
Whipple Museum of the History of Science
A treasure trove of astronomical, mathematical, and scientific instruments at Cambridge University.
Added by Lauren J Young
Why Massive Radio Telescopes Might Be Our Best Shot at Finding Aliens
The search for extraterrestrial life is amping up, after China's debut of the world's largest radio telescope.
July 07, 2016
What Do Scientists Do When They Think They Might Have Intercepted Alien Signals?
Inexplicable data can pose a particular problem.
June 09, 2016
NASA Just Found 1,284 New Planets
It's a very large universe.
May 11, 2016
Japan Has Lost Contact With a New Satellite and Isn't Sure Why
The spacecraft launched in February.
March 28, 2016
Astronomers Eye The Most Distant Galaxy Ever Seen
The galaxy existed just 400 million years after the Big Bang.
March 04, 2016
The nerve center of a massive, state-of-the art radio telescope that spans across western Europe.
Added by CoolCrab
IceCube Research Station
The world's largest neutrino telescope searches for secrets of the universe at the South Pole.
Added by Mark Casey
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