Center for High Angular Resolution Astronomy (CHARA)

A Giant Star is Fading Away. But First, it Had an Enormous Eruption

About 16,000 light-years away, a massive star experienced an unusual dimming event. This can happen in binary stars when one…

5 months ago

It Looks Like Firefighters Saved Mt. Wilson Observatory

Thanks to the heroic efforts of firefighters, the Mt. Wilson Observatory is now safe from the California wildfires raging through…

4 years ago

Next Generation Telescopes Could Use “Teleportation” to Take Better Images

According to a new study by an international team of scientists, quantum mechanics may allow for some truly-cutting edge astronomy…

6 years ago

VLTI Detects Exozodiacal Light Around Exoplanets

If you've ever stood outside after twilight has passed, or a few hours before the sun rises at dawn,  then…

10 years ago