Space Telescopes

A Radio Telescope Is Now Scanning Deep Space From The Moon’s Far Side

A Radio Telescope Is Now Scanning Deep Space From The Moon’s Far Side

For the first time in astronomical history, a space-based radio telescope is gathering data from the Moon’s far side, in a location free from Earth’s interference. This collaboration between China and the Netherlands could provide new insights into the conditions of the early universe.

Behold The James Webb Telescope In All Its Unfurled Glory

Behold The James Webb Telescope In All Its Unfurled Glory

Like a dandelion reaching up to the sky on a warm spring day, the James Webb Telescope peers upwards in this stunning new photo released today by NASA. Still under construction, the powerful space-bound telescope will soon be shipped across the country for the next phase of its development.