Construction just broke ground on the Giant Magellan Telescope (GMT). When finished, it’ll be the largest in the world, and up to 10x sharper than
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If the Atacama desert in Chile, that is the driest non-polar desert on Earth, experiences heavy rainfall, the flowers ‘hibernating’ beneath its surface, suddenly bloom with this
The largest astronomical image to date is the picture of the Milky Way contains 46 billion pixels. Take a look at the amazing details…
Astronomers “weigh” a Black Hole in the center of a Galaxy by studying the Einstein ring phenomenon.
A virtual telescope as big as planet Earth, will take detailed images of the very edge, or “event horizon,” of the supermassive black hole at
Meet our new neighbours: Astronomers discovered at least nine ultra-faint satellites in the vicinity of the Magellanic Clouds. New dwarf galaxies orbiting around the Milky
ESO has given green light for European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT), of around one billion euros for the first phase of construction.
The Leeuwin Current is an oddity. Flowing south along Australia’s western shore, unlike most currents that flow along the western shores of continents, it flows
Time-lapse of a whole night at the ALMA Array Operations Site (AOS), located at 5000 metres altitude on the Chajnantor plateau, in the II Region
The Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA), an international partnership of Europe, North America and East Asia in cooperation with the Republic of Chile, is the