With a little less than one year left before its intended completion, China just published stunning drone footage showing off the construction of the world's largest radio telescope. It intends to use it to search for alien life.
Permission from local officials sees the construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) on Hawaii Island take another important step forward. When built, TMT will give astronomers the chance to peer into the outer reaches of the universe…
The 50-year-old Arecibo radio telescope in the jungles of Puerto Rico, home of many landmark scientific discoveries, has gotten a new lease on life, thanks to a new agreement with the University of Central Florida.
After years of massive protest, the Supreme Court in Hawaii officially revoked the building permit for Mauna Kea's Thirty Meter Telescope. Hawaiians felt they never had an opportunity to officially present contested cases.
Choosing the right telescope is a daunting task, not to mention an expensive one. Knowing the exact model and accessories you need, however, can save you valuable time and money. Here are five of our favorite models.
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The Kepler telescope is running on empty, and there's no way to fill up the tank. As the groundbreaking mission nears its end, the engineers' last priority is retrieving the months of data stored on the spacecraft.
NASA is launching an ambitious mission to map the entire sky to understand the origins of the universe. The Spectro-Photometer for the History of the Universe, Epoch of Reionization and Ices Explorer (SPHEREx) mission will launch in 2023.
Only a day after Apple removed Facebook's Research data collection app from its systems, Google removed a data collection app of its own, which it also managed to get past Apple. The app is called Screenwise Meter.
The brightest quasar even seen has been observed with the Hubble Space Telescope using a technique called strong gravitational lensing. The quasar is enormously energetic and may be producing thousands of stars per year.
While traditional telescopes can be difficult to use and install, Stellina offers up a simple, more user-friendly way to take a closer look at the heavens. This app-enabled telescope hopes to bring astronomy to the masses.
According to new reports, over 9,000 residents of Guizhou’s Pingtang and Luodian counties are being "evacuated" to make way for a giant radio telescope -- the world's largest, in fact -- in hopes of detecting aliens.
A new plan outlined by the United States' leading astronomers reveals an exciting proposal to build the largest telescope in the history of the world that is five times bigger than Hubble and about 100 times more powerful.