Tagged With Telescopes

NASA's Hubble space telescope just took incredible photos of a visiting comet from another star system


20 new moons were just discovered orbiting Saturn, and you can help name them


NASA is finally planning to launch a space telescope to detect deadly asteroids before they hit Earth. Here's how it could work.



A new image of a mysterious object careening toward our solar system strongly suggests it's the first comet from another star system


It's official: The second interstellar visitor ever discovered is about to fly through our solar system


'No image will surpass this': Hubble telescope astronomers created a stunning picture of the deep universe with 16 years' worth of photos



A photographer recorded Saturn 'touching' the moon with his smartphone, and the pictures are stunning


The first 'groundbreaking' pictures of a black hole may be unveiled on Wednesday. Here's what scientists think those images will look like.


A bizarre interstellar object called 'Oumuamua continues to perplex astronomers a year after it vanished. Here's why a few scientists still wonder if it was alien.


Astronaut says a neglected telescope is NASA's best chance of defending Earth from 'city killer' asteroids — 'for God's sake, fund it'


Astronomers found a 'cold super-Earth' less than 6 light-years away — and it may be the first rocky planet we'll photograph beyond the solar system


Astronomers found a 'cold super-Earth' less than 6 light-years away — and it may be the first rocky planet we'll photograph beyond the solar system



NASA came up with 21 new constellations — including Albert Einstein, Godzilla, and the Starship Enterprise


NASA's Hubble space telescope just lost a vital part, and one of its backups is 'acting drunk.' Here's why astronomers haven't lost hope.


A $1 billion telescope that will take pictures 10 times sharper than Hubble's is now officially under construction


China says it will launch 2 robots to the far side of the moon in December on an unprecedented lunar exploration mission



NASA's biggest-ever hunt for alien planets is finally underway — and the agency expects to discover 'strange, fantastic worlds'


Satellite collisions may set off a space-junk disaster that could end human access to space. Here's how.


Astronomers have recorded telescope footage of Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster flying through deep space


Astronomers may have seen the first 'alien' space rock from beyond our solar system -- but some have doubts