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NASA to unveil new Webb image on telescope’s first anniversary

NASA is set Wednesday to unveil a new image from the James Webb Space Telescope a year after it first stunned the world with...

Telescope maps deep space at record speed, reveals new galaxies

A powerful new telescope in outback Australia has mapped vast areas of the universe in record-breaking time, revealing a million new galaxies and opening the way to new discoveries

Telescope captures Sun in greatest detail ever

The Sun is a giant ball of plasma (electrified gas) that has been observed from Earth for centuries from telescopes, and via satellites for decades.

Space telescope offers rare glimpse of Earth-sized rocky exoplanet

The planet lies about 48.6 light years from Earth and is one of more than 4,000 so-called exoplanets identified over the past two decades

Scallops have 200 eyes, which function like a telescope: study

Scallops may look like simple creatures, but the seafood delicacy has 200 eyes that function remarkably like a telescope, using living mirrors to focus...

Construction begins on world’s largest telescope in Chile

SANTIAGO: Construction began in Chile on Friday on the European Extremely Large Telescope, which when completed will be the world's largest optical telescope, some...

‘Thank the aliens’: Thousands displaced for China’s huge telescope

BEIJING: Humanity’s best bet at detecting aliens is a giant silver Chinese dish the size of 30 football fields -- one that simultaneously showcases...

World’s largest radio telescope starts operating in China

BEIJING: The world's largest radio telescope began operating in southwestern China Sunday, a project which Beijing says will help humanity search for alien life.

NASA to build most powerful space telescope ever

GREENBELT: As the Hubble Space Telescope celebrates 25 years in space this week, NASA and its international partners are building an even more powerful tool to look deeper into the universe than ever before.