SFN #149: WFIRST is GO!; Massive Early Galaxy Cluster Weighed; GRAVITY First Light

This week, WFIRST is GO!, Astronomers identify and characterize the most distant galaxy cluster found yet and a new black hole telescope see first light. Links for this week: WFIRST: http://www.space.com/31533-nasa-wfirst-major-space-telescope-proje

Published on 15th Jan, 2016

This week, WFIRST is GO!, Astronomers identify and characterize the most distant galaxy cluster found yet and a new black hole telescope see first light. Links for this week: WFIRST: http://www.space.com/31533-nasa-wfirst-major-space-telescope-project.html?cmpid=514648_20160108_57062736&adbid=685498726400458752&adbpl=tw&adbpr=15431856 http://spacenews.com/nasas-next-major-space-telescope-project-officially-starts-in-february/ http://www.popularmechanics.com/space/telescopes/news/a18833/nasa-begins-turning-a-spy-satellite-into-a-new-hubble/ Most Distant Galaxy Cluster Found: http://news.mit.edu/2016/most-distant-massive-galaxy-cluster-identified-0107 GRAVITY’s First Light: http://www.eso.org/public/news/eso1601/ http://www.eso.org/public/teles-instr/vlt/vlt-instr/gravity/ Like SFN? Please consider becoming a Patreon Patron, if we get to $250 per month, I'll offer a free DeepAstronomy App! https://patreon.com/DeepAstronomy Follow DeepAstronomy on Twitter: @DeepAstronomy Like DeepAstronomy on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DeepAstronomy/ Like Space Fan News on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SpaceFan/ Follow DeepAstronomy on Google+ http://google.com/+DeepAstronomy http://google.com/+TonyDarnell We also have a great Google+ Community, come share your thoughts and join the discussion! https://plus.google.com/communities/109849939648748938781