Officials warned of a “catastrophic failure” just days before the iconic observatory collapsed in December 2020.
Suzanne Ramsay and Michele Cirasuolo, scientists with the Extremely Large Telescope, talk about the observatory’s unprecedented abilities on Motherboard’s Space Show.
The rare phenomenon, known as a Herbig–Haro (HH) object, put on a spectacular light show.
The SuperBIT telescope will be launched on a balloon with the same volume as a football stadium and will measure the properties of mysterious dark matter.
After 57 years of service to the astronomical community, the Arecibo Observatory collapsed on Tuesday, sparking widespread grief.
The Ultimately Large Telescope, a concept for a spinning liquid telescope, could see the light of the first stars.
Puerto Rico’s historic radio telescope was smashed by another broken cable that may be related to a similar accident in August.
A newly funded concept envisions a kilometer-wide radio telescope built inside a crater on the far side of the Moon. Whoa.
Each of the cell-like structures in this image represents an area about the size of Texas.
It was previously only available to Chinese astronomers.
Astronomers think aliens from other galaxies could be trying to communicate with us so Chinese scientists built a huge telescope to find out.