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0 Published by Tony Darnell on 2nd Dec, 2016

Astronomers using the Very Large Telescope at the European Southern Observatory see something that may confirm that the vacuum of space is not empty; and The Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Observatory, or LIGO, gets an upgrade.

0 Published by Tony Darnell on 18th Nov, 2016

Astronomers probe deeper than ever into the famous patch of sky known as the Hubble Ultra Deep Field with the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array; and an international team of scientists learn more about how very high-mass stars are made.

0 Published by Tony Darnell on 11th Nov, 2016

NASA announces that the successor to Hubble, the James Webb Space Telescope has finished assembly at the Goddard Space Flight Center and is ready for testing; and in case you have haven’t heard, there’s a Supermoon this weekend.

0 Published by Tony Darnell on 4th Nov, 2016

Astronomers put a face on dark matter for the first time; The Thirty Meter Telescope currently planned for Mauna Kea on Hawai’i may move to the Canary Islands.

0 Published by Tony Darnell on 28th Oct, 2016

New research announced last week casts some doubt on the Nobel Prize winning discovery that the universe is accelerating; NASA’s New Horizon Probe has finally sent the last bits of data from the spacecraft; and new images from the HiRISE Camera on NA

0 Published by Tony Darnell on 21st Oct, 2016

The joint European Space Agency’s and Roscosmos EXOMars Mission arrives at the Red Planet and hits a snag; also NASA’s Juno Probe runs into an unexpected glitch as it makes its second scheduled close approach to Jupiter.