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Take a look inside SOFIA, NASA's flying telescope
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Take a look inside SOFIA, NASA's flying telescope

Space telescopes don't have to squint through the obscuring layer of Earth's atmosphere, but ground-based telescopes have the distinct advantage of being easily accessed for repairs and tweaks. What lies between them? It's a bird! It's a plane! It's ... Extreme Tech, 2 days ago
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84 images for spitzer space telescope

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New Milky Way map to help explain how galaxies form

View photosThe centre of our Milky Way Galaxy seen through Spitzer Space Telescope (AFP Photo/NASA)More Sydney (AFP) - A new super-detailed hydrogen map of the Milky Way could help explain the mystery of how galaxies form, Australian and German ...
 Yahoo! Finance1 month ago

Telescope Team-Up Holds Cosmic Lens to Rare Brown Dwarf

Two space telescopes' lucky perspectives have revealed an unusual brown dwarf that seems to be crowding close to a small star. When a huge cloud of gas is pulled together by gravity, it can collapse down into a ball. Often, it becomes dense enough ...
 Space.com3 weeks ago

Student wins NASA fellowship to help hunt for Earth-like planet with future space telescope

The James Webb Space Telescope, successor to the 26-year-old Hubble, will be the largest and most powerful ever sent into orbit when it blasts off in fall 2018. To prepare for Webb's decade in space in search of a planet that could support life, ...
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NASA spots potentially habitable exoplanet

A potentially Earth-like planet circles a bright star 150 light-years away, casting a shadow tracked from space - and now from Earth, too. The planet, called K2-3d, was first seen crossing in front of its stars by NASA's Kepler space telescope ...
 Hngn.com1 week ago Potentially Habitable Planet's Shadow Spotted from Earth  Space.com1 week ago

Quest to Reveal Asteroid's Mysteries Before Japanese Spacecraft's Visit

A Japanese spacecraft is on its way to some daring work at an asteroid. Hayabusa 2 is expected to reach Asteroid Ryugu in June or July 2018 and will drop several tiny landers on to its surface. The spacecraft itself will scoop up a sample of ...
 Seeker3 days ago

Timing the shadow of a potentially habitable extrasolar planet

IMAGE: This collage summarizes the research. Using the Okayama 188-cm Reflector Telescope and the observational instrument MuSCAT (See real photo on the bottom left.), researchers succeeded in observing the extrasolar planet... view more A group ...
 EurekAlert!1 week ago K2-3d "Might Harbor Extraterrestrial Life"  Before It's News1 week ago

Searching for Life On an Exoplanet

By observing its transit precisely using the next generation of telescopes, scientists expect to be able to search the atmosphere of the planet for molecules related to life, such as oxygen. A group of researchers from the National Astronomical ...
 Twwtn.com1 week ago
Cosmos Magazine

Space starshade to better see exoplanets

Anthony Calvert Forty billion. That's the number of habitable, Earth-like planets in our galaxy. But do any of them host life? NASA has a far-out plan to find out: put a giant sunflower light-shield in space. The 40 billion number is based on ...
 Cosmos Magazine3 weeks ago

Flying Interferometers to Study Cosmic Molecules

SOFIA is an extensively modified Boeing 747SP with a 2.5 m (8.2) reflecting telescope, making it the world's largest airborne observatory. (Image courtesy of NASA.) It's hard not to be inspired by the progress weve made in cosmology, as a team of ...
 Engineering.com1 month ago
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