An Earth-Sized Telescope Is About to 'See' a Black Hole For the First Time
Chile’s ALMA telescope array is supercharging the quest to image a black hole.
How to Raise Bees in the Driest Place on Earth
The Atacama desert is notoriously inhospitable to life, and yet animals and humans alike find a way to survive. Among them are honeybees, fertilizing desert flowers and providing a sweet source of calories for the population.
Could Known Lifeforms Survive in Mars's Newly Discovered Flowing Water?
Is Mars's environment really all that different from Earth's?
The Controversial Thirty Meter Telescope Will Resume Construction
After months of protests over building on a sacred Hawaiian mountain, a deal has been struck.
The World's Largest, Most Complex Telescope Opens Its Eyes for the First Time
The world’s newest, largest and most complicated telescope is now officially open for astronomy. Located high in the deserts of Chile, the European Southern Observatory’s Atacama Large Millimetre/sub-millimetre Array (ALMA)