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Jerry Nelson, astronomer who built advanced telescopes, dies (Update)
PHYS.ORG Jerry Nelson, an astronomer who designed advanced telescopes that help scientists glimpse far reaches of the universe, has died in California. He was 73. 2 hours
Jerry Nelson, astronomer who built advanced telescopes, dies
PHYS.ORG Jerry Nelson, an astronomer who designed advanced telescopes that help scientists glimpse far reaches of the universe, has died in California. He was 73. 3 hours
Jerry Nelson, astronomer who built advanced telescopes, dies
ABC NEWS Jerry Nelson, an astronomer who designed advanced telescopes that help scientists glimpse far reaches of the universe, has died in California 3 hours
NASA's Webb telescope gets freezing summertime lodging in Houston
PHYS.ORG NASA's James Webb Space Telescope was placed in Johnson Space Center's historic Chamber A on June 20, 2017, to prepare for its final three months of testing in a cryogenic... 4 hours
Astronomers Continue Search for Earth-Like Planets at Proxima Centauri and Other Stars (Video)
SPACE.COM Astronomers will set the sights of the European Southern Observatory’s (ESO) 3.6-metre telescope at La Silla on nearby stars Proxima Centauri, Barnard's... 9 hours
ESA Moves Forward on Gravitational Wave and Exoplanet Missions
SPACE.COM The European Space Agency has selected an ambitious space-based gravitational-wave observatory as its next large space science mission, scheduled for launch by 2034. 9 hours
Hubble find shows how dead galaxies evolve - CNET
CNET And ancient galaxy that stopped producing new stars a very long time ago shows how dead galaxies could continue to change shape. 14 hours
hubble captures massive dead disk galaxy that challenges theories of galaxy evolution Hubble Captures Massive Dead Disk Galaxy that Challenges Theories of Galaxy Evolution
ASTRO WATCH By combining the power of a "natural lens" in space with the capability of NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers made a surprising discovery—the first... 22 hours
Hubble captures massive dead disk galaxy that challenges theories of galaxy evolution
PHYS.ORG By combining the power of a "natural lens" in space with the capability of NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers made a surprising discovery—the first... 24 hours
nasa mars orbiter views rover climbing mount sharp NASA Mars Orbiter Views Rover Climbing Mount Sharp
ASTRO WATCH Using the most powerful telescope ever sent to Mars, NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter caught a view of the Curiosity rover... 24 hours
Astronomers Without Borders Will Give Away 100,000 Safe Solar Eclipse Glasses
SPACE.COM Astronomers Without Borders will provide over 100,000 free solar-viewing glasses to underserved communities across the U.S. for the upcoming total solar eclipse on Aug. 21. 1 day
Massive dead disk galaxy challenges theories of galaxy evolution
SCIENCE DAILY By combining the power of a 'natural lens' in space with the capability of NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers made a surprising discovery -- the first example of a compact... 1 day
B612 Studying Smallsat Missions to Search for Near Earth Objects
SPACE.COM The B612 Foundation, which once sought to privately develop a large space observatory to search for potentially hazardous near Earth objects (NEOs), is now studying an alternative approach... 1 day
Deep-space craft to join hunt for new planets
Sky News A new observatory to be built and sent into deep-space to search out habitable planets has been approved by the European Space Agency. 1 day
Europe okays project to seek alien life
PHYS.ORG Europe has approved the launch of a deep-space observatory to sniff out habitable planets in other star systems, along with any life forms they may host. 1 day
esa moves forward on gravitational wave and exoplanet missions ESA moves forward on gravitational wave and exoplanet missions
SPACE NEWS The European Space Agency has formally selected an ambitious space-based gravitational-wave observatory as its next large space science... 1 day
Image: NASA Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter views rover climbing Mount Sharp
PHYS.ORG Using the most powerful telescope ever sent to Mars, NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter caught a view of the Curiosity rover this month amid rocky mountainside terrain. 1 day
Assist astronomers' new hunt for Earth-like planets
PHYS.ORG Last year an international team of astronomers led by Dr Guillem Anglada-Escudé, of Queen Mary University of London (QMUL), discovered a planet around the closest star to our Sun, Proxima Centauri. Details of the... 1 day
star s birth may have triggered another star birth astronomers say Star’s Birth May Have Triggered Another Star Birth, Astronomers Say
ASTRO WATCH Astronomers using the National Science Foundation’s Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array (VLA) have found new... 2 days
b612 studying smallsat missions to search for near earth objects B612 studying smallsat missions to search for near Earth objects
SPACE NEWS The B612 Foundation, which once sought to privately develop a large space observatory to search for... 2 days
Star's birth may have triggered another star birth, astronomers say
SCIENCE DAILY Radio images give new evidence that a jet of material from one young star may have triggered the gas collapse that started another young star. 2 days
new branch in family tree of exoplanets discovered New Branch in Family Tree of Exoplanets Discovered
ASTRO WATCH Since the mid-1990s, when the first planet around another sun-like star was discovered, astronomers have been amassing what is now... 2 days
Small Exoplanets Come in Two Sizes: Rocky ‘Earths’ and Mini-Neptunes
SCI-NEWS.COM Astronomers have classified extrasolar planets in the same way that biologists identify new species and have... 2 days
Star's birth may have triggered another star birth, astronomers say
PHYS.ORG Astronomers using the National Science Foundation's Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array (VLA) have found new evidence suggesting that a jet of fast-moving material ejected from one young... 2 days
Ten near-Earth size planets in habitable zone of their star
SCIENCE DAILY NASA's Kepler space telescope team has released a mission catalog of planet candidates that introduces 219 new planet candidates, 10 of which are near-Earth size and orbiting in... 2 days
Kepler Team Releases New Catalog of Exoplanet Candidates
SCI-NEWS.COM A team of astronomers from NASA’s exoplanet-hunting Kepler mission has released a new catalog of transiting planet candidates. The new... 2 days
Rare extreme helium star identified by astronomers
PHYS.ORG (Phys.org)—Astronomers have identified another rare example of an extreme helium star. The star, designated GALEX J184559.8−413827 (or J1845−4138 for short), was initially classified as a faint helium-rich "hot subdwarf," but new spectroscopic observations reveal... 2 days
NASA releases Kepler Survey Catalog with hundreds of new planet candidates
PHYS.ORG NASA's Kepler space telescope team has released a mission catalog of planet candidates that introduces 219 new planet candidates, 10 of which are near-Earth size and... 2 days
NASA's Kepler Space Telescope Finds Hundreds of New Exoplanets, Boosts Total to 4,034
LIVE SCIENCE NASA's Kepler Space Telescope has been used to detect 219 new planet candidates, including 10 in the so-called habitable zones of the... 3 days
Kepler telescope finds 10 new Earth-like planets video - CNET
CNET Scientists at NASA's Ames Research Center on June 19 announce the discovery of 219 new planet candidates, 10 of which might be very similar to our own Earth. 3 days
Kepler shows small exoplanets are either super-Earths or mini-Neptunes
SCIENCE-NEWS The final catalog from the Kepler space telescope splits Earth-like exoplanets into two groups and pinpoints 10 new rocky planets in the habitable zone. 3 days
nearby brown dwarf gets the hubble treatment Nearby Brown Dwarf Gets the Hubble Treatment
ASTRO WATCH The Luhman 16 AB system wasn’t discovered until 2013, which is surprising given that the system is the third known closest system... 3 days
Kepler telescope catalogs hundreds of new alien worlds, some potentially habitable
Science Magazine Gap between super-Earths and mini-Neptunes points to different origins 3 days
red dots the live search for terrestrial planets around proxima centauri continues Red Dots: The Live Search for Terrestrial Planets around Proxima Centauri Continues
ASTRO WATCH The team behind the Pale Red Dot campaign, who last year discovered a planet around the closest star to our Sun (eso1629), are resuming... 3 days
Kepler telescope finds 10 more possible life-friendly planets
REUTERS CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - Astronomers on Monday added 219 candidates to the growing list of planets beyond the solar... 3 days
Kepler telescope catalogues hundreds of new alien worlds, some potentially habitable
Science Magazine Gap between super-Earths and mini-Neptunes points to different origins 3 days
nasa releases kepler survey catalog with hundreds of new planet candidates NASA Releases Kepler Survey Catalog with Hundreds of New Planet Candidates
ASTRO WATCH NASA’s Kepler space telescope team has released a mission catalog of planet candidates that... 3 days
NASA telescope finds 10 more planets that could have life
ABC NEWS NASA's planet-hunting Kepler telescope found 10 new planets that are not too hot or cold and just the right size to have life on them 3 days
NASA's Kepler Space Telescope Finds Hundreds of New Exoplanets, Boosts Total to 4,034
SPACE.COM NASA's Kepler Space Telescope has been used to detect 219 new planet candidates, including 10 in the so-called habitable zones of the... 3 days
nasa telescope finds 10 more earth sized potentially habitable planets NASA telescope finds 10 more Earth-sized, potentially habitable planets
CBC NASA says its planet-hunting telescope has found 10 new planets outside our solar system that are likely the... 3 days
New branch in family tree of exoplanets discovered
PHYS.ORG Since the mid-1990s, when the first planet around another sun-like star was discovered, astronomers have been amassing what is now a large collection of exoplanets—nearly 3,500 have been confirmed so far. In... 3 days
Low-Mass Stars are Born in Pairs, Astronomers Claim
SCI-NEWS.COM According to a team of astronomers from Harvard University and the University of California, Berkeley, low-mass stars are always born... 3 days
NASA reveals 10 new potentially Earth-like planets - CNET
CNET The Kepler space telescope's latest and most complete planet catalog adds 219 new candidates, including one that could be a close cousin to Earth. 3 days
NASA Webcasts: Kepler Space Telescope Has Found 4,034 Exoplanet Candidates
SPACE.COM NASA will hold a press conference on today, June 19, at 11 a.m. EDT (1500 GMT) to announce the latest exoplanet discoveries from its planet-hunting Kepler mission and... 3 days
NASA: Kepler Finds 219 New Exoplanet Candidates, 10 Might Be Habitable (Video)
SPACE.COM NASA's Kepler Space Telescope has been used to detect 219 new new planet candidates. Ten nearly Earth-sized planets have been found in the so-called... 3 days
Watch Live Now! NASA Unveiling New Alien Planet Discoveries
SPACE.COM NASA will hold a press conference on today, June 19, at 11 a.m. EDT (1500 GMT) to announce the latest exoplanet discoveries from its planet-hunting Kepler mission and you can... 3 days
Image: A stormy stellar nursery
PHYS.ORG This shot from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope shows a maelstrom of glowing gas and dark dust within one of the Milky Way's satellite galaxies, the Large Magellanic Cloud. 3 days
Astronomers discover bubble-like structure associated with the pulsar PSR J1015−5719
PHYS.ORG (Phys.org)—Astronomers have recently identified a peculiar bubble-like structure associated with an energetic pulsar known as PSR J1015−5719. The newly found feature, designated G283.1−0.59, is most likely a polar... 3 days
Watch Live @ 11 am ET! NASA Unveiling New Alien Planet Discoveries
SPACE.COM NASA will hold a press conference on today, June 19, at 11 a.m. EDT (1500 GMT) to announce the latest exoplanet discoveries from its... 3 days
Young Star's Roiling Gas Cloud Shows Chaotic Magnetic Field
SPACE.COM Astronomers have mapped the tangled web woven by the magnetic field of a gas cloud as it births a star. Our own solar system might have looked the same in... 3 days
Hubble Captures Stunning Image of LEDA 16643
SCI-NEWS.COM The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has taken a picture of the galaxy LEDA 16643, which is found in the constellation Lepus. LEDA... 3 days
More Alien Worlds! NASA to Announce New Exoplanet Finds Monday
SPACE.COM NASA will announce the latest crop of planet discoveries from the Kepler Space Telescope during a briefing Monday morning (June 19) 4 days
astronomers see mysterious nitrogen area in a butterfly shaped star formation disk Astronomers See Mysterious Nitrogen Area in a Butterfly-Shaped Star Formation Disk
ASTRO WATCH An international team of astronomers, led by Dutch scientists, has discovered a region in... 4 days
planetary resources is pulling the plug on its earth observatory satellite network Planetary Resources is pulling the plug on its Earth observatory satellite network
THE VERGE Space startup Planetary Resources is killing its nascent Earth observation system, Ceres, opting to focus on its core mission of asteroid mining. Planetary Resources... 5 days
Astronomers Spot Vast Filament of Star-Forming Gas in Orion Molecular Cloud
SCI-NEWS.COM Dr. Rachel Friesen of the University of Toronto and colleagues have captured a detailed... 6 days
Mathematicians deliver formal proof of Kepler Conjecture
SCIENCE DAILY A mathematical problem more than 300 years old gets a formal proof with the help of computer formal verification. 6 days
Scientists Deliver Formal Proof of Famous Kepler Conjecture
SCI-NEWS.COM An international team of mathematicians led by University of Pittsburgh Professor Thomas Hales has delivered a formal proof of the... 6 days
Mathematicians deliver formal proof of Kepler Conjecture
PHYS.ORG A team led by mathematician Thomas Hales has delivered a formal proof of the Kepler Conjecture, which is the definitive resolution of a problem that had gone unsolved for more than 300 years. The... 6 days
asteroid 2017 lx to whiz by earth on friday Asteroid 2017 LX to Whiz by Earth on Friday
ASTRO WATCH A newly discovered asteroid is slated to whiz by Earth on Friday, June 16. The space rock, designated... 7 days
china launches the hard x ray modulation telescope to search for black holes pulsars China Launches the Hard X-ray Modulation Telescope to Search for Black Holes, Pulsars
ASTRO WATCH China launched its first X-ray space telescope to observe black... 7 days
radio astronomers peer deep into the stellar nursery of the orion nebula Radio Astronomers Peer Deep into the Stellar Nursery of the Orion Nebula
ASTRO WATCH Astronomers have released an image of a vast filament of star-forming gas, 1200 light-years away, in the stellar nursery of the Orion Nebula. The... 1 week
Icy moons, galaxy clusters, and distant worlds selected targets for Webb Telescope
PHYS.ORG Mission officials for NASA's James Webb Space Telescope announced some of the science targets the telescope will observe following its launch and commissioning. These... 1 week
Astronomers see mysterious nitrogen area in a butterfly-shaped star formation disk
PHYS.ORG An international team of astronomers, led by Dutch scientists, has discovered a region in our Milky Way that contains many nitrogen compounds in the southeast of... 1 week
chaotically magnetized cloud is no place to build a star or is it Chaotically Magnetized Cloud Is No Place to Build a Star, or Is It?
ASTRO WATCH For decades, scientists thought that the magnetic field lines coursing... 1 week
vlt survey telescope captures three in one VLT Survey Telescope Captures Three-In-One
ASTRO WATCH Two of the sky’s more famous residents share the stage with a lesser-known neighbor in this enormous new three gigapixel image from ESO’s VLT Survey Telescope... 1 week
cta prototype telescope astri achieves first light CTA Prototype Telescope, ASTRI, Achieves First Light
ASTRO WATCH During the nights of 25 and 26 May, the camera of the ASTRI telescope prototype recorded its first ever Cherenkov light while... 1 week
Orion blazing bright in radio light
SCIENCE DAILY Astronomers have created the largest image ever of the dense band of star-forming gas that weaves its way through the northern portion of the Orion Nebula. 1 week
Radio astronomers peer deep into the stellar nursery of the Orion Nebula
PHYS.ORG Astronomers have released an image of a vast filament of star-forming gas, 1200 light-years away, in the stellar nursery of the Orion Nebula. 1 week
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