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…


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…