Humans are eternally curious about the night sky but figuring out how to use a telescope is non-trivial. At CES in Las Vegas, Unistellar believes it has the perfect solution with its Equinox 2 Smart T
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket has blasted off with NASA's Imaging X-ray Polarimetry Explorer satellite, capable of measuring the polarization of X-rays that come from cosmic sources like black holes.
A new telescope will seek out planets that resemble Earth from a height of around 125,000 feet, using special optical technology that will filter out light from the stars they orbit to provide a bette
The last of 4,450 triangular panels was installed to complete the world’s largest single-aperture radio telescope, located in China’s Guizhou Province. A monument of China’s dedication to th
Over 9,000 Chinese residents will be evacuated from their homes in order to create a radio-quiet zone for the world’s largest telescope. The telescope, known as the Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spher
<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/chiletelescope.jpg" />The European Southern Observatory will construct <a HREF="http://www.space.com/news/worlds-largest-telescope-chile-
<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/11/parkes-radio-telescope_john-sarkissian.jpg" />The world's largest array of radio telescopes are joining together for 24 hours in order to
When countries like the UK and USA unite for science, the opportunity for discovery doubles. A new $100 million telescope is now a joint project between the two countries with plans for a 2013 complet