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Stellar Tape Measure
2014-04-11 05:13:14

Using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers now can precisely measure the distance of stars up to 10,000 light-years away -- 10 times farther than previously possible.

2014-04-10 12:21:34

WASHINGTON, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers now can precisely measure the distance of stars up to 10,000 light-years away -- 10 times

Hubble Space Telescope Breaks Record For Furthest Supernova
2013-04-04 12:49:29

The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has broken the record in the quest to find the furthest supernova of the type used to measure cosmic distances.

WMAP Final Results Released
2012-12-22 05:47:09

The researchers in charge of an award-winning space mission that set out to collect fundamental measurements of the universe have announced they will be releasing their final results after nearly a decade of work.

“New Frontiers” Award For Work On “Origami Universe” Received By JHU Cosmologists
2012-10-04 14:36:08

Two Johns Hopkins University research scientists who use the Japanese art of paper folding, known as origami, as a metaphor for understanding the complexity of the cosmos have been named winners of an award through the “New Frontiers in Astronomy & Cosmology International Grant and Essay Writing Competition

Image 1 - Space Archive, Supernova Named in Honor of Maryland Senator
2012-04-08 05:15:42

Both one of the world's largest astronomy archives and a supernova have been named in honor of the US Senator currently serving as the chairwoman of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies.

Hubble Breaks New Ground With Distant Supernova Discovery
2012-01-11 14:26:21

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has looked deep into the distant universe and detected the feeble glow of a star that exploded more than 9 billion years ago.

2011-10-25 04:12:51

Journalists are invited to an up-close look at a full-size model of NASA's James Webb Space Telescope at the Maryland Science Center, located at 601 Light Street in Baltimore's Inner Harbor.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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