Astronomy, James Webb Space Telescope
9 Mar , 2018 by Matt Williams
According to a new report from the Government Accountability Office, the launch of the James Webb Space Telescope is likely to be delayed again, and exceed its cost cap.
Astronomy, Hubble, Planetary Formation
9 Mar , 2018 by Evan Gough
The Hubble has detected a massive dust cloud 150 billion miles across around the young star HR 4796A.
Astronomy, Exoplanets, Kepler Mission
8 Mar , 2018 by Matt Williams
A team of astronomers recently discovered a system of three exoplanets that are just 100 light years from Earth, making them ideal for future studies
Astronomy, Exoplanets, Observatories
15 Feb , 2018 by Evan Gough
The ESO’s ESPRESSO instrument is getting all four of the telescopes at the Very Large Telescope to play nicely together, and the results will excite even the most discovery-weary space fan.
News, Planet News, TRAPPIST-1
5 Feb , 2018 by Evan Gough
Scientists have been hard at work trying to determine the densities of the TRAPPIST-1 planets, and it looks like water is abundant in the TRAPPIST system.
Astronomy, Extrasolar Planets, News
3 Feb , 2018 by Matt Williams
Thanks to a new study performed by a pair of astrophysicists from the University of Oklahoma, the first extra-galactic planets have now been discovered!
Astronomy, James Webb Space Telescope, NASA
17 Jan , 2018 by Matt Williams
The James Webb Space Telescope just emerged from 3 months of vacuum-chamber testing, another milestone on the road towards its deployment next year
Astronomy, Extrasolar Planets
22 Dec , 2017 by Matt Williams
A mew study by a team of exoplanet scientists has revealed what kinds of planets are likely to lurk around Alpha Centauri, the nearest star system to our own.
31 Oct , 2017 by Matt Williams
Using data from the SuperWASP survey, an international team of astronomers has identified two new “hot Saturns” and one “Super-Neptune”.
30 Oct , 2017 by Matt Williams
Thanks to the efforts of a team of professional and amateur astronomers, the first extra-solar comets have been observed.
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