Tagged With Telescopes

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'


The International Space Station sprang a leak yesterday — and it shows why a space junk disaster could cut off human access to space


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



NASA's Cassini probe is about to plunge to its doom --  and its fiery death may be visible to telescopes on Earth


Astronomers think there's another planet in our solar system -- here's everything we know about 'Planet 10'


NASA's newest space telescope 'will discover thousands of planets' -- including a handful of worlds that may be habitable to aliens


This telescope can see a car from the moon -- here's what it could find in space



Astronomers have found 7 Earth-size planets circling a dwarf star -- and some might be able to host life


An asteroid is about to slip between Earth and the moon -- and it will be the second in 3 weeks


An asteroid just flew by Earth about 50% the distance to the moon, and we barely saw it coming


Another Earth might exist right next door -- and this dinky DIY telescope may be the first to see it