As the Sun sets in the north-western sky above the Chilean Atacama Desert, astronomical work is about to begin. This is home to ESO’s Very
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What makes this time lapse particularly amazing–because we’ve all seen plenty of time lapse videos of the night sky–is the four telescopes in the foreground.
An international team led by Jodrell Bank astronomers reveals 157 day cycle in unusual cosmic radio bursts.
ESO Telescope sees signs of planet birth. The observed feature could be the first direct evidence of a baby planet coming into existence.
NASA is developing first-of-its-kind in-space manufacturing technique for telescope mirrors
Surrounded by the gleaming metal of one of ESO’s Very Large Telescope’s (VLT) Unit Telescopes, two engineers are carrying out maintenance work on the telescope’s complex
NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope fully deployed its primary mirror into the same configuration it will have when in space, in a recent test.
NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope has been assembled for the first time, at Northrop Grumman’s facilities in Redondo Beach, California.
NASA’s TESS (Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite) telescope discovered a relatively close super-Earth exoplanet, at 31 light-years from us.
When things are stop working, try first to turn them off and then on again. This is exactly what NASA did when the last Hubble