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NASA is Going to Try Manufacturing a Telescope Mirror in Space

A process developed by NASA, which could be very useful for building telescopes in space, will soon be tested with…

3 weeks ago

Japan Suspends its Funding for the 30-Meter Telescope

Japan has suspended its funding contribution to the controversial Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) in Hawaii. An international consortium is behind…

3 months ago

This is the Highest Resolution Image Ever Taken of the Surface of the Sun

The Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope (DKIST) recently took its first image, which happens to be the highest-resolution image of…

4 months ago

It Looks Like James Webb’s Launch Date is Going to Slip to July 2021

Put "James Webb Telescope launch" into your search engine and you'll be flooded with links, some reaching back to the…

4 months ago

Wow, Meade Instruments Just Filed for Bankruptcy Protection

Meade Instruments, a company familiar to any backyard astronomer who's drooled over their telescopes, has filed for bankruptcy. The company…

6 months ago