The Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) will be the world’s most advanced and capable ground-based optical, will give it nine times the collecting area of the
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When it’s finished, the LSST Large Synoptic Survey Telescope 3.2 billion-pixel digital camera (3.2 gigapixels), designed by SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, will be the largest
Construction has now started on the worlds largest telescope. In this video you can see how the planned 80-foot Giant Magellan Telescope will look after
Astronomers studied 200,000 galaxies to measure the rate at which our Universe is emitting energy and concluded that is dying.
Witnessing the birth of stars would require a telescope larger in diameter than many cities. Say hello to ALMA. Light from the setting sun dances
The Space Environment Simulation Lab (SESL) at the Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas, was built in 1965 to be used for thermal-vacuum
Astronomers using ESO’s world-leading exoplanet hunter HARPS have today announced a rich haul of more than 50 new exoplanets, including 16 super-Earths, one of which
Using data from the VISTA infrared survey telescope at ESO’s Paranal Observatory, an international team of astronomers has discovered 96 new open star clusters hidden
This picture of the star formation region NGC 3582 was taken using the Wide Field Imager at ESO’s La Silla Observatory in Chile. The image