telescope

Delay for Nasa's TESS planet-hunting space telescope

Posted in Hardware on 17th Apr, 2018
by Alex Muller

The launch of Nasa's Tess planet-hunter has been postponed and it will not now lift off until Wednesday at the earliest.

NASA stalls $8bn James Webb Space Telescope again

Posted in Featured, Science on 29th Mar, 2018
by Alex Muller

The launch date for the James Webb Space Telescope has been kicked back a year to 2020.

Telescope design promises to revolutionize amateur astronomy

Posted in Featured, Hardware on 24th Jul, 2017
by Alex Muller

A telescope that promises to deliver an unparalleled view of the cosmos to amateur astronomers, and provide the opportunity to contribute to cutting-edge science.

By 2020 hundreds of earth sized exoplanets should be discovered and many will have basic atmosphere elements detected

Posted in Science on 17th May, 2017
by Alex Muller

Currently there are 3486 confirmed exoplanets.

This Earth-size virtual telescope could take the first picture of a black hole

Posted in Science on 9th Apr, 2017
by Alex Muller

Scientists just switched on the Event Horizon Telescope.