Posts Tagged ‘telescope’

JWST Update

Friday, January 10th, 2014
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Ryan Wyatt, fresh from a visit to NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, gives an update on the James Webb Space Telescope.

New Moon Around Neptune

Saturday, July 13th, 2013
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New Moon Discovered Around Neptune!

Earth’s Larger Neighborhood

Wednesday, June 5th, 2013
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Astronomers realize that our Solar System is located on a longer arm in the Milky Way.

A Night at the Observatory

Monday, March 25th, 2013
Baade Telescope. Image Credit: Karl Schultz

Academy Director of the Morrison Planetarium and Science Visualization reports from the control room of a twin 6.5-meter Magellan telescope at Las Campanas Observatory in Chile.

WISE Surveys the Skies

Thursday, July 29th, 2010
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NASA’s WISE mission has just completed its first survey of the entire sky.

Gamma-Ray Mystery

Tuesday, March 9th, 2010
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Gamma-rays from beyond the galaxy—where do they come from? Black holes? Dark matter? The Fermi telescope is getting closer to finding out.

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