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After 20 years of work and billions of dollars spent, the gigantic NASA space telescope is completed. It has gold plated mirrors and is 100 times more powerful than Hubble

James Webb Space Telescope Mirror photo: commons.wikipedia.orgAfter years of effort and billions of dollars invested, the components of NASA's James Webb Space Telescope is finally realized.Giant telescope mirror was presented yesterday at NASA's God...
by Potent Scientia Est on Nov 15, 2016

NASA will make important disclosures about Jupiter's moon, Europa

NASA will host a teleconference Monday, September 26, at 2 p.m. EDT (21:00 GMT) in which will present new discoveries about Jupiter's moon, Europa.Following a campaign observation satellite, astronomers will present unique results that could reveal t...
by Potent Scientia Est on Sep 26, 2016

VIKING MISSION TO MARS

VIKING I BEGAN YEAR LONG JOURNEY TO MARS 40 YEARS AGOCape Canaveral, Florida (JFK+50) The unmanned "Viking I" spacecraft was launched successfully from here at the Cape forty years ago today, August 20, 1975.  The destination was...
by JFK+50 on Aug 20, 2015

Pillars of Science

I sometimes wonder if science would have the appeal that it does, if it didn’t have religion to shock and awe. I’m thinking of not only the fact that The Humanist magazine quite often has a focus on religion, but … Continue reading →...

See The Largest Image The Hubble Space Telescope Has Ever Made

Hello, Andromeda.
by Cnet Analysis on Jan 6, 2015

Great miscalculations: The French railway error and 10 others

(Media Release) The discovery by the French state-owned railway company SNCF that 2,000 new trains are too wide for many station platforms is embarrassing, but far from the first time a small mis-measurement or miscalculation has had serious repercus...
by Free PR Online on May 23, 2014

THE LOST WORLD OF BARNARD'S STAR

Fomalhaut b is a confirmed, directly-imaged extrasolar object and candidate planet orbiting the A-type main-sequence star Fomalhaut, approximately 25 light-years away in the constellation of Piscis Austrinus. The object was initially announced in 200...
by Andromeda Child on Mar 7, 2014

The Most Distant Galaxies Yet Found.

It is such a good feeling when things like this are found. Things so old the mind can hardly comprehend it.
by What’s All This, Then? on Oct 28, 2013

Voyager 1 finally crosses into interstellar space

The lonely probe, which is 11.7 billion miles from Earth and hurtling away at 38,000 miles per hour, has long been on the verge of bursting through the heliosphere, a vast, bullet-shaped bubble of particles blown out by the  Artist's concept of...

Hubble Space Telescope is …

Hubble Space Telescope Hubble’s orbit outside the distortion of Earth’s atmosphere allows it to take extremely high-resolution images with almost no background light. Hubble’s Deep Field has recorded some of the most detailed visibl...
by What is this ? on Jul 21, 2013

Hubble Catches The Comet ISON Hurtling Toward The Sun

Comet ISON Image Credit: NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA) It's like space fireworks! Fourth of July is the perfect time to watch fiery masses streak across the sky. This speedy guy, the comet ISON, looks like it pretty much fits t...
by Cnet Analysis on Jul 3, 2013

A Rose Made of Galaxies

In celebration of the 21st anniversary of the Hubble Space Telescope's deployment into space, astronomers at the Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore, Md., pointed Hubble's eye to an especially photogenic group of interacting galaxies calle...
by Tootlee on Apr 1, 2013

Distant ‘water-world’ confirmed

Astronomers have claimed the existence of a new class of planet: a “water-world” with a thick, steamy atmosphere. The exoplanet GJ 1214b, just 40 light-years away, is a so-called “Super Earth” – bigger than our planet, b...
by Free PR Online on Feb 22, 2012

Black hole came from shredded galaxy…. are you sure?

Astronomers using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope have found a cluster of young, blue stars encircling the first intermediate-mass black hole ever discovered. The presence of the star cluster suggests that the black hole was once at the core of a n...
by The Church of Jesus Christ on Feb 16, 2012


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