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Nov 21, 2017
NASA finishes 100 day cryogenic vacuum test of the James Webb Space TelescopeThe 18 gold plated hexagonal mirrors on the telescopes worked together as a single reflective surface during the test.
Nov 18, 2017
Pluto's atmosphere could be colder than expected because of a cooling mechanism controlled by haze particlesThe result is an atmospheric temperature of about minus 203 degrees Celsius, instead of the predicted minus 173 degrees Celsius.
Oct 01, 2017
NASA postpones launch of the James Webb Space Telescope from late 2018 to mid 2019The James Webb Space Telescope will be successor to NASA's Hubble Space Telescope.
Aug 12, 2017
The TRAPPIST-1 system had enough time for life to evolve as it is older than the solar systemThe TRAPPIST-1 system is between 5.4 billion and 9.8 billion years old. Our solar system is 4.5 billion years old.
May 02, 2017
Nasa completes environmental testing on the James Webb Space Telescope, the successor to HubbleNasa said the Webb telescope will now be shipped to its Johnson Space Centre in Houston for end-to-end optical testing in a vacuum.
May 02, 2017
Nasa's next observatory completes environmental testing; comes closer to 'reaching the stars'The James Webb space telescope, designed to unravel some of the greatest mysteries of the universe, has come a step closer to "reaching the stars" as it has completed its environmental testing at Nasa's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland.
Mar 20, 2017
Nasa scientists use Hubble data to investigate breakups in multiple star systemsThe stars were hurtling through space in opposite directions instead of being in a stable orbit around the center of the galaxy.
Mar 09, 2017
Nasa releases raw data from Kepler observations of the Trappist-1 exoplanetsNasa has now made the unprocessed data from a sustained observation campaign of the Trappist-1 system by Kepler available to the scientific community.
Mar 06, 2017
Nasa's James Webb space telescope to determine if Trappist-1 exoplanets could support lifeAstronomers believe that Nasa's upcoming James Webb space telescope could help us find out if any of the seven earth-sized planets around the Trappist-1 star 40 light years away could possibly support life.
Feb 23, 2017
Exoplanet discovery: Nasa telescope finds seven Earth sized exoplanets around a single starNasa's Spitzer Space Telescope has found seven earth like exoplanets in orbit around a single ultracool white dwarf star.