Watch the Casting of a Giant Mirror for the First Extremely Large Telescope
A look inside the Mirror Lab, where astronomers go when they need some serious glass.
The Nine Space Gadgets NASA’s Juno Orbiter Is Using to Study Jupiter
Magnetometers, cameras, and spectrographs, oh my!
400 Years Ago, Galileo's Sun Science Was Banned | GIF Six-Pack
Here come the sun GIFs, commemorating Galileo's commitment to finding out the truth about it.
Lost Satellites Will Help Test Einstein's Theory of General Relativity
Two of the ESA's Galileo positioning satellites wound up in the wrong orbit, but it's not all for naught.
Mexico Is Hacking Team’s Biggest Paying Client — By Far
Since Sunday's leak, documents reveal that Mexico is by the far the Italian's company biggest client, paying $6.3 million for software that digital rights advocates say are illegal under Mexican law and could harm citizens' privacy.
Daniel Hernandez and Gabriela Gorbea
The DEA Is Tracking All Internet Traffic in Colombia, Hacked Email Shows
In an email dated just one month ago, a Hacking Team field engineer in Colombia refers to a DEA program that is apparently monitoring all Internet traffic in the country. The DEA declined to comment.
Joe Parkin Daniels
Here Are All the Sketchy Government Agencies Buying Hacking Team's Spy Tech
From the FBI to the government of Sudan.
Hacking Team Founder: Hey FBI, We Can Help You Crack the Dark Web
“Just rely on us,” founder says in a mailing list.
How NASA's Going to Look For Life on Europa
Jupiter's moon Europa is often on the top of lists of "places beyond Earth to look for life."
The DEA Has Been Secretly Buying Hacking Tools From an Italian Company
Documents reveal the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Army have been patronizing Hacking Team via a reseller.
It's Hard Out There for a Wayward Navigation Satellite
One of Europe's Galileo satellites has been nudged into a better wrong orbit than the one it got lost in.
Europe's Newest Global Positioning Satellites Are in the Wrong Positions
The ESA finds itself with an unfortunate salvage mission.
Amy Shira Teitel