An artist's concept of the completed Giant Magellan Telescope (GMT)
Giant Magellan Telescope
August 24, 2013 One of seven large mirrors for the 72-foot telescope will be spun cast at the University of Arizona on Saturday.
Big science in orbit: the Hubble Space Telescope
January 30, 2013 In the wake of the Hubble Space Telescope and the discovery of the Higgs boson, should we continue to pursue big science projects, in spite of their costs? Commentator Marcelo Gleiser says it's a no brainer.
This infrared mosaic image, taken by the Hubble telescope, represents the "sharpest survey of the Galactic Center to date," NASA says.
October 7, 2011 NASA gives us a look at the center of the galaxy, in the form of an infrared image that penetrates the dust clouds that obscure the core in the visible spectrum. The result shows "the glow of hot hydrogen in space," the space agency says.
January 26, 2011 A team of U.S. and European researchers using the Hubble Space Telescope have captured infrared images of a blurry object they believe to be the oldest galaxy seen by man.
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