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Exoplanet space telescope will launch in December 2017

Posted in Science on 30th Nov, 2016
by Alex Muller

The Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) is a planned space telescope for NASA's Explorers program, designed to search for exoplanets using the transit method.

James Webb: Two years to Hubble successor's launch

Posted in Science on 4th Nov, 2016
by Alex Muller

Engineers have finished assembling the telescope that will succeed Hubble.

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.