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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.
Nov 04, 2017
Casting has begun for the fifth of seven mirrors that will make up the world's largest telescope: GMTOThe GMT will combine the light from seven 8.4-meter-wide mirrors to create a telescope with an effective aperture 24.5 meters in diameter
Nov 03, 2017
Asteroids located about 160 million miles away photobombed Hubble Telescope's deep images of the universeAsteroids trail that appears as curved or S-shaped streaks intruded into the picture being taken by the Hubble Telescope.
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.
Oct 01, 2017
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope captures image of the farthest active inbound cometThese observations represent the earliest signs of activity ever seen from a comet entering the solar system's planetary zone for the first time.
Sep 21, 2017
Hubble spots strange binary asteroids orbiting each other with comet-like featuresUsing NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, an international team of astronomers has found that an unusual object in the asteroid belt is, in fact, two asteroids orbiting each other that have comet-like features.
Sep 06, 2017
Astronomers identify second fastest pulsar 5,700 light-years awayThe pulsar contains about 1.4 times the Sun's mass and is orbited every 6.4 hours by a companion star.
Aug 18, 2017
Nasa claims that Asteroid Florence will safely pass by our planetAsteroid Florence, named in honour of Florence Nightingale (1820-1910), the founder of modern nursing, is about 4.4 kilometres in size.
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.