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Large Synoptic Survey Telescope

The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope Could Find More of Earth’s Transient Moons

A team of astronomers estimates that the LSST (which will be operational in 2020) will allow us to learn more…

7 months ago

Great News! The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope Might be Named for Vera Rubin

The U.S. House of Representatives have passed a bill to change the name of the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST.)…

10 months ago

Earth’s Mini-Moons are the Perfect Targets to Test Out Asteroid Mining

A new study by an international team of researchers indicates that "mini-moons" will soon be detectable, and could provide opportunities…

2 years ago

What are the Chances that the Next Generation LSST Could Find New Planets in the Solar System?

In a new study led by the Lowell Observatory, a team of researchers indicate how the next-generation Large Synoptic Survey…

2 years ago

Rise of the Super Telescopes: Why We Build Them

The Super Telescopes are set to advance our understanding of the Universe, and it can all be traced back to…

3 years ago

Rise of the Super Telescopes: The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope

The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope is different than the other Super Telescopes. It has its own agenda.

3 years ago

Weekly Space Hangout – February 3, 2017: Meredith Rawls & the LSST

Host: Fraser Cain (@fcain) Special Guest: Meredith Rawls Meredith is a Postdoctoral Researcher in the Department of Astronomy at the…

3 years ago

What Are Cosmic Voids?

We talked about the biggest structures in the Universe, but what about the opposite? The biggest empty spaces in the…

4 years ago

How Do Supernovae Fail?

You know what’s scarier than a supernova? A supernova that fails, imploding into a black hole, vanishing from the Universe.

4 years ago

What Does the Universe Do When We’re Not Looking?

Some of the greatest discoveries in astronomy have been made by watching how the skies change over time. Today we…

4 years ago