Latest Space telescopes Stories
Astronomers have used a new type of telescope camera to capture the highest-resolution images of the night sky ever – answering some longstanding questions about planetary formation in the process.
Having successfully completed its five-year primary mission, NASA’s Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope entered the extended phase of its mission earlier this month – a deeper analysis of the high-energy cosmos that the US space agency hopes will continue through the year 2018.
At NASA's White Sands Test Facility in Las Cruces, N.M., a sounding rocket is being readied for flight.
Principal Investigator George Ricker likes to call it the "Goldilocks orbit" -- it’s not too close to Earth and her Moon, and it's not too far. In fact, it's just right.
NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has discovered a young stellar system containing three developing stars that work together like a hula hoop.
An international team of scientists has devised a method for measuring the internal properties of a star that offers more accurate assessments of the star's orbiting planets.
Like car tail lights streaking through a busy city at night, this unique image records over a thousand movements made by ESA's XMM-Newton space telescope as it shifts its gaze from one X-ray object to another.
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).