GALEX • February 18th, 2010
Imagine finding a living dinosaur in your backyard. Astronomers have found the astronomical equivalent of prehistoric life in our intergalactic backyard.
TMT • January 5th, 2010
The Thirty Meter Telescope Project (TMT) is launching a new database containing five years of atmospheric data from the telescope’s initial five candidates sites: Cerro Tolar,...
TMT • December 8th, 2009
The search for Earth-like planets, the nature and distribution of dark matter, and the quest to image the first stars and galaxies are just some of the science challenges that...
GALEX • December 2nd, 2009
Engineers and scientists have several laboratory activities underway that are expected to aid in recovering the far-ultraviolet instrument on NASA's Galaxy Evolution Explorer.
TMT • November 17th, 2009
“We warmly welcome our Chinese colleagues, who will expand the international involvement in the Thirty Meter Telescope Project,” said Professor Ray Carlberg, the Canadian Large...
Planck • September 17th, 2009
The Planck mission has captured its first rough images of the sky, demonstrating the observatory is working and ready to measure light from the dawn of time.
TMT • September 14th, 2009
The Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) is partnering with the SETI Institute's radio/podcast program Are We Alone? by underwriting a series of astronomy-related segments during the...
GALEX • August 21st, 2009
Engineers and scientists are continuing to work on the recovery of the far-ultraviolet instrument on NASA's Galaxy Evolution Explorer.
GALEX • August 19th, 2009
For decades, astronomers have gone about their business of studying the cosmos with the assumption that stars of certain sizes form in certain quantities