LUVOIR

What Would It Take To See Artificial Lights at Proxima Centauri B?

Is there an alien civilization next door? It's...possible(ish). In late 2020, we discovered a signal from the direction of Proxima…

4 months ago

We Could Find Extraterrestrial Civilizations by Their Air Pollution

Upcoming telescopes will give us more power to search for biosignatures on all the exoplanets we've found. Much of the…

7 months ago

Hubble Shows the True Size of Andromeda

It's possible that you've seen the Andromeda galaxy (M31) without even realizing it. The massive spiral galaxy appears as a…

1 year ago

Astronomy Cast Ep. 454: Things We’re Looking Forward To

As we wrap up season 10 of Astronomy Cast, we look forward to all the instruments, missions and science results…

4 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…

4 years ago

Rise of the Super Telescopes: The Large UV Optical Infrared Surveyor (LUVOIR) aka Hubble 2.0

NASA's LUVOIR, the Large Ultraviolet, Optical, and Infrared Surveyor, is the future of Super Telescopes. It's 15m mirror will dwarf…

4 years ago

Weekly Space Hangout – April 14, 2017: Brad Peterson and LUVOIR

Host: Fraser Cain (@fcain) Special Guest: This week's special guest is Brad Peterson. Brad is a returning guest, and since…

4 years ago