Astronomy

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Bracewell’s Last Interview: Have Scientists Died Out?

Dr. Ronald Bracewell gave his last interview during the destruction of the Bracewell Observatory at Stanford University (March 10, 2006). Bracewell was a renowned…


An array of telescope dishes 156,00 ft up on  Chajnantor Plateau in Northern Chile.

Chile’s ALMA confirms that comets forge organic molecules in their atmospheres’

An international team of scientists working on  the Atacama Large Millimeter/sub-millimeter Array (ALMA) have released 3d composite images detailing how organic molecules are created inside…


This is an artist's rendering of the European Extremely Large Telescope.     Photo: Ars Electronica/Flickr

Construction begins on Largest Telescope in the world: The European- Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT)

On June 18th construction crews blew the top off of a Chilean mountain to make room for the world’s biggest telescope. In 2024 when…


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Epoch of Reionization of the Universe

Gravity wave detection is a triumph. Don’t forget the Epoch of Reionization, though, when lights turned on in the universe.     


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B612 Saving Earth from an Asteroid Strike

The B612 Foundation is a private organization committed to protecting the earth from asteroid strikes. They just released this animation, demonstrating why they are…


The B612 Foundation is a private organization committed to protecting the earth from asteroid strikes. They just released this animation, demonstrating why they are…