Latest Heinrich Hertz Submillimeter Telescope Stories
Illustrating the power of submillimeter-wavelength astronomy, an APEX image reveals how an expanding bubble of ionized gas about ten light-years across is causing the surrounding material to collapse into dense clumps that are the birthplaces of new stars.
University of Arizona astronomers who are probing the oxygen-rich environment around a supergiant star with one of the world's most sensitive radio telescopes have discovered a score of molecules that include compounds needed for life.
The Large Binocular Telescope (LBT) partners in the United States, Italy and Germany announced today that they achieved â€œfirst lightâ€ on Oct. 12, 2005. These exceptional images were obtained with one of the telescopeâ€™s two primary mirrors in place and are being released today on the World Wide Web, http://www.lbto.org.
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