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James Webb Space Telescope Begins Mirror Installation

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) – the successor to the Hubble Space Telescope – has hit the final assembly phase milestone via the installation of the first of 18 mirrors on the spacecraft’s backbone structure. All 18 segments are expected to be installed by early next year as JWST prepares for launch in 2018 via an Ariane 5 rocket. link.

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The World's Largest Radio Telescope Dish Is Taking Shape Like a Giant Puzzle

Within a year, the world’s current largest single-dish radio telescope, the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico, will lose its title. It will instead be usurped by this: the Five hundred meter Aperture Spherical Radio Telescope (FAST) in Pingtang County, China. Read more...

NASA Announces Final Test for "Hubble's Successor": James Webb Space Telescope

NASA's James Webb Space Telescope Webb telescope's images will reveal the first galaxies forming approximately 13.5 billion years ago. The telescope will also see through interstellar dust clouds to capture stars and planets forming in our own galaxy. At the...

NASA's James Webb Space Telescope gets its first mirror

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Construction is well under way on NASA's James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) – the space agency's next generation installation, scheduled to launch in 2018. The instrument is really starting to take shape, with engineers successfully installing...Show More Summary

NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope sheds light on "alien megastructure" star

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

KIC 8462852 recently attracted a lot of attention owing to speculation that dramatic dips in the star's light that were detected in 2011 and 2013 by NASA's Kepler spacecraft were due to the presence of vast superstructures created by an advanced alien race. Show More Summary

Some Distant Galaxies Give Birth To 800 Stars Per Year

Recent observations from the ALMA radio telescope array have found some galaxies are extremely efficient at producing new stars, with some galaxies creating stars at an average rate of 800 per year.

How To Find Alien Life On Distant Exoplanets

How do you go about hunting for life on another planet elsewhere in our galaxy? A useful starting point is to imagine looking from afar for signs of life on Earth. In a telescope like those we have on Earth, those aliens would likely just see the Earth and sun merged together into a single pale yellow dot. More »      

Comet fragments best explanation of mysterious dimming star

Astronomers have responded to the buzz about a mysterious dimming star by studying data from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope. They conclude the dimming was probably caused by a family of comets passing in front of the star.

ISS Crosses Suns Disk Adelaide 26 November 2015

Path of the ISS as it crosses the Sun's disk as seen from Adelaide on November 26 at around 10:41 amThis is much more difficult than a Moon crossing, as this is telescope only, you have to use special solar filters, use EXTEREME CAUTION...Show More Summary

Trump Says He Saw People Jump Out Of Windows On 9/11–From Four Miles Away

Donald Trump was four miles away on 9/11, in his 68th floor Trump Tower apartment. Even if he had an unobstructed view of the World Trade Center, he’d need either a telescope of x-ray vision to see people jumping out of towers. “Many people jumped and I witnessed it, I watched that. I have a [...]

The Sky This Week - Thursday November 26 to Thursday December 3

The Last Quarter Moon is Thursday December 3. Jupiter, Venus and Mars form a line in the morning sky. C/2013 US10 Catalina is low in the morning sky, and a telescope only object.The Last Quarter Moon is Thursday December 3. Evening sky on Saturday November 28 looking east as seen from Adelaide at 21:00 ACST. Show More Summary

VISTA helps astronomers pinpoint when the first massive galaxies were born

4 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Astronomers have used the European Southern Observatory's VISTA telescope to discover hundreds of previously undetected massive galaxies. The findings are localized to a small patch of sky, and their discovery provides clues as to when...Show More Summary

Your Afternoon Althouse

Via Alicublog: Maybe Donald Trump watched the yoooge 9/11 celebrations in New Jersey through a yoooge telescope in his yoooge penthouse, says law professor who makes other law professors mutter “I’m not with her,” Ann Althouse. You don’t know. Where was Trump on 9/11? In some high-floor penthouse in Manhattan? I presume he has telescopes […]

Court temporarily delays telescope whose site offends Native Hawaiians

4 days agoHealth : The Checkup

The Hawaii Supreme Court has temporarily blocked construction of one of the world’s largest telescopes on a dormant volcano, following a challenge by Native Hawaiians and environmentalists who say the project would damage sacred lands.Read full article >>

Ultrastable materials investigated in depth

Thermal expansion has now been measured at low temperatures for future space missions. The results of the project are of importance for further space missions that have already been planned, such as the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST),...Show More Summary

Post Big-Bang Theory --"Quantum BlipsTriggered the Formation of Galaxies, Stars, Planets" (Weekend Feature)

Data from the Planck telescope have confirmed beyond any reasonable doubt a theory of the quantum origin of structure in the Universe. What exactly happened after the Universe was born? Why did stars, planets and huge galaxies form? These are...

Hawaii Supreme Court Temporarily Blocks Construction Of Giant Telescope

HONOLULU -- Construction of Hawaii's $1.4 billion Thirty Meter Telescope has been delayed yet again. The Hawaii Supreme Court issued an order Tuesday that temporarily blocks crews from working on the telescope. For more than a year,Show More Summary

China Detains Suspected Spy Near North Korea 'With Map in his Underwear'

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The suspected spy was also carrying a telescope and photos of military facilities

Earliest giant galaxies: The birth of monsters

ESO's VISTA survey telescope has spied a horde of previously hidden massive galaxies that existed when the universe was in its infancy. By discovering and studying more of these galaxies than ever before, astronomers have, for the first time, found out exactly when such monster galaxies first appeared.

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