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NASA's New 'Intruder Alert' System Spots An Incoming Asteroid

Posted in Science on 31st Oct, 2016
by Alex Muller

It's constantly scanning data from telescopes to see if there are any reports of so-called Near Earth Objects.

Scientists Just Launched a Breakthrough Initiative to Find Intelligent Alien Life

Posted in Science on 16th Oct, 2016
by Alex Muller

The FAST observatory will seek out extraterrestrial life with the world's largest radio telescopes.

The Observable Universe has 2 trillion galaxies which is 10x more than previous estimates

Posted in Science on 14th Oct, 2016
by Alex Muller

The remaining 90% will be only seen once bigger and better telescopes are developed.

WFIRST space telescope will use Gravitational microlensing to survey exoplanets

Posted in Science on 9th Oct, 2016
by Alex Muller

This will lead to a statistical census of exoplanets with masses greater than a tenth of the Earth's mass.

NASA approves five more years for Hubble Space Telescope

Posted in Science on 26th Jun, 2016
by Alex Muller

It will still be on the job when its successor, the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) launches in 2018, giving astronomers a dual view of the universe.