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Latest Herschel Space Observatory Stories

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2010-07-16 08:03:38

Astronomy & Astrophysics is publishing a special feature devoted to the first science results obtained with Herschel.

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2010-06-23 11:15:00

When you ask an astronomer about the James Webb Space Telescope's orbit, they'll tell you something that sounds like it came from a science-fiction novel.

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2010-06-10 07:43:47

Yesterday in Paris, ESA’s Herschel and Planck science missions were honored by the French Association for Aeronautics and Astronautics.

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2010-05-21 07:54:48

Early data from largest astronomical telescope analyzed by UCI team.

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2010-05-11 08:40:00

ESA’s Herschel infrared space telescope has made an unexpected discovery: a hole in space.

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2010-05-06 10:39:04

Herschel's HIFI instrument was especially designed to follow the water trail in the Universe over a wide range of scales, from the Solar System out to extragalactic sources.

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2010-05-06 10:26:53

The discovery of a previously unresolved population of galaxies in the GOODS fields and the first measurements of properties of galaxies in the almost unexplored far-infrared domain are among the first exciting scientific results achieved by Herschel's PACS and SPIRE instruments.

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2010-05-06 07:40:00

The first scientific results from ESA's Herschel infrared space observatory are revealing previously hidden details of star formation.

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2010-04-12 10:55:00

Herschel’s latest image reveals the formation of previously unseen large stars, each one up to ten times the mass of our Sun.

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2010-03-31 09:20:43

The AKARI All-Sky Catalogues, based on the first all-sky infrared survey in more than a quarter of a century, will provide important new data for a wide range of studies that cover topics ranging from the properties of nearby stars, to the formation of planetary systems, and the star formation history of the distant Universe.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.