Posts Tagged ‘telescope’

NASA readies James Webb telescope for launch

NASA readies James Webb telescope for launch Posted on Thursday, 9 September, 2021 The James Webb Space Telescope is finally ready for its mission into space. Image Credit: NASA The long-delayed space telescope should finally be heading into space before the year is out.For more than a decade, the telescope – which will provide unprecedented […]

Hubble Space Telescope Sees Spiral Galaxy IC 1954

Hubble Space Telescope Sees Spiral Galaxy IC 1954  Aug 2, 2021 by  Enrico de Lazaro The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has produced a beautiful image of the small spiral galaxy IC 1954. This Hubble image shows IC 1954, a spiral galaxy some 45 million light-years away in the constellation of Horologium. Image credit: NASA / […]

Russia to build $50 million high-tech UV space telescope rival to Hubble by 2025

Home » Astronomy, Europe, Technology » Russia to build $50 million high-tech UV space telescope rival to Hubble by 2025     Russia has allocated around 3.7 billion rubles ($50 million) to build a state-of-the-art space telescope with the ability to observe in ultraviolet, designed to see parts of the cosmos inaccessible to ground-based equipment. […]

CHIME Telescope Discovers 535 New Fast Radio Bursts

CHIME Telescope Discovers 535 New Fast Radio Bursts  Jun 11, 2021 by  News Staff  The Canadian Hydrogen Intensity Mapping Experiment (CHIME) has detected 535 new fast radio bursts — including 18 repeating sources — during its first year of operation. An artist’s impression of FRB 110523 reaching Earth; the colors represent the burst arriving at […]

Hubble telescope team marks 31st birthday with image of rare ultra-bright star on the brink of annihilation

The Hubble Space Telescope was launched on April 24, 1990, and has dazzled humanity with incredible images of our universe ever since. To mark its 31st anniversary, NASA shared a rare gem in the form of the star AG Carinae. tAG Carinae, a type of star called a luminous blue variable (LBV), is located some […]

‘We may find signs of life on other planets in next 5 to 10 years’ thanks to powerful new telescope, claims researcher

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), the successor to Hubble, could detect signs of life on other planets within the next five to 10 years, according to Caprice Phillips, a PhD student at the Ohio State University. Due to launch in October 2021 after years of delays, the new cutting-edge telescope could allow humanity to […]

Hubble Telescope finds 2 ‘needles’ in separate galactic haystacks with double-quasar discovery

Researchers wielding the almost all-seeing eye on board NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope have detected not one, but two astronomical needles in two galactic haystacks; merging pairs of quasars that may reveal how galaxies form. By leveraging the wealth of information collected by the European Space Agency’s Gaia satellite and the ground-based Sloan Digital Sky Survey, […]

Have you heard of a GIGAPIXEL? The hunt for alien life is getting a new gigantic telescope in Chile equipped with the biggest digital camera on Earth

(Natural News) A brief video captured via drone has shown the progress of the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope, a truly colossal instrument equipped with the world’s largest digital camera. The 3.2 gigapixel CCD imaging camera is said to be so powerful that no less than 1,500 high-definition screens are needed in order […]

Keck telescope twilight observations reveal huge storm on Neptune

     Spectacular sunsets and sunrises are enough to dazzle most of us, but to astronomers, dusk and dawn are a waste of good observing time. They want a truly dark sky. Not Ned Molter, a UC Berkeley astronomy graduate student. He set out to show that some bright objects can be studied just as well […]

China launches first X-ray space telescope to study black holes

     China has launched its first X-ray space telescope, aimed at studying black holes, pulsars, and gamma ray bursts, state media reported. The launch is expected to bring “new breakthroughs in physics,” according to the project’s lead scientist. The 2.5-tonne Hard X-ray Modulation Telescope (HXMT), named ‘Insight,’ was launched on Thursday morning from Jiuquan Satellite […]

China launches 1st X-ray space telescope to study black holes – state media

The 2.5-tonne Hard X-ray Modulation Telescope (HXMT), named ‘Insight,’ was launched on Thursday morning from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China’s Gobi desert, Xinhua reported. It was delivered into orbit, 550km (341 miles) above the Earth, by the Long March-4B rocket. Chinese scientists say Insight will allow them to observe magnetic fields and the […]

‘Every American citizen’s right’: Armed men parade outside GOP convention in Cleveland, Ohio

     On the opening day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, a dozen members of the West Ohio Minutemen paraded through the streets, armed with assault rifles, exercising their right to do so under the state’s “open carry” laws. Among the Minutemen marching through the streets, one carrying a 9mm Carbine hi-point rifle, […]

Bahrain’s main Shia opposition bloc dissolved by court

The group’s accounts are to be closed and its financial assets will be transferred to the state treasury, the Associated Press cites Bahraini dailies Al-Ayam and Al-Wasat as saying. Neither Al-Wefaq, nor Bahraini officials were available for comment, AP reports. Last month, Bahraini authorities sentenced Al-Wefaq’s secretary-general, Sheikh Ali Salman, to nine years in prison, […]

FLASHBACK: Throwing Erdogan to the wolves: From favorite puppet to pariah

     This is How USA-Installed Puppets Go from Democratic Presidents to Despots & Terrorists When Their Time Comes Have you heard this famous quote ‘Marketing is everything … and everything is marketing‘? I know it was originally meant for product sales, because admit it, you can have the best product engineering, financial backing and operational […]

It’s haul in your head! Record amount of cocaine found in horse sculpture by N. Zealand police

The statue, which was transported from Mexico in May, contained 35 one-kilo bricks of cocaine, all stacked in the base of the horse’s neck. Not to be sniffed at: Cocaine in London sewage highest in Europe for 2nd year running The stack, worth NZ$14 million (about $10 million), is the biggest haul of cocaine ever […]

Your Brain Is Not Your Mind: True Nature of Consciousness

Kerry Creaswood, ContributorWaking Times There’s a fundamental question that’s been asked for ages – are your brain and your mind the same thing? If not, what’s the difference? First, let’s take a look at the standard definition of mind: “The element of a person that enables them to be aware of the […]

Video Shows The Grim Reality Of Life As ISIS Soldier

Vice News has obtained footage claiming to show ISIS fighters involved in a fatal battle with Kurdish Peshmerga 30 miles outside of Mosul. The headcam footage was recovered from an ISIS fighter’s helmet and finishes with the man getting shot and martyred. Talk and Purpose reports: As VICE rightly points out, the ISIS propaganda wing, […]

Netanyahu Admits Israel Carried Out Airstrikes Inside Syria

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu admitted for the first time that Israel has launched airstrikes inside Syria. He said that Israel has carried out “dozens” of attacks in Syria to prevent Hezbollah from obtaining weapons. “We act when we need to act, including here across the border, with dozens of strikes meant to prevent Hezbollah from […]

Trial of Saddam Hussein was victor’s justice’ – Ex-tribunal judge to RT

In November of 2006, Saddam Hussein was sentenced to death by hanging three years after a US-led “coalition of the willing” invaded Iraq, removing him from power as the country’s leader. The hanging itself was carried out at the US’ Camp Justice military base – an act that has been criticized by a number of […]

How the Cabalist Jews took over Christianity

What began as a Jewish vendetta against Rome… …has turned into an opportunity to rule the world… While I was writing Is Vladimir the Jewish Messiah?, I came to a realization… “The more I look upon the forcible Jewish takeover of the Russian Orthodox Church (through the Communist Revolution), and the guileful Jewish takeover of […]

Russia approves list of banned Turkish goods and suspends visa-free regime for all Turkish ordinary passport holders

     Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has approved the list of agricultural products, raw materials and foodstuffs of Turkish origin, banned from import to Russia from January 1, 2016. In addition to the vegetables and fruits already announced by the Russian authorities, the list now includes poultry (frozen parts and byproducts of chickens and turkeys), […]

Google denies monitoring accord with Israeli government

Israeli policemen search for a Palestinian man suspected of stabbing and wounding a woman in a neighborhood in the centre of Jerusalem on November 29, 2015 Internet giant Google on Monday denied a report from Israel’s foreign ministry that it has reached an agreement with the government to jointly monitor YouTube videos inciting attacks. The […]

Brazil declares emergency after mine waste spill

Thieves who tapped an oil pipeline in northern Mexico caused a spill that contaminated the San Juan River, a key irrigation source for farmers, authorities said Thursday. Source Article from http://phys.org/news/2015-11-brazil-declares-emergency.html 00

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory scientists win five R&D 100 awards

Five winning PNNL technologies. Credit: Photos courtesy of PNNL Technologies that impact cyber security, increase our ability to detect trace amounts of chemicals, convert sewage into fuel, view energy processes under real-world conditions and forecast future electric needs are among the newest R&D 100 award winners. R&D Magazine honored five advancements developed by researchers at […]

Flight Attendant Quits Job Week Before Russian Airline Disaster

Oleg Ermakov A flight attendant quit his job with the doomed Russian airliner a week before the crash, after his father had a premonition in a bad dream. Oleg Ermakov should have been on the flight which came down in Sinai killing all 224 people on board. Instead he was saved by his dad who had warned […]

Gigantic see-through object seen hovering in sky above Manipur, India

     May be aliens exist or may be not. But UFO (unidentified flying object) sightings from around the world continue to stir up the debate on claims by conspiracy theorists on the existence of extraterrestrial life. And in what could spur the interest of UFO enthusiasts around the world, a huge see-through, cloud-like round object […]

Scientists warn out-of-control three ton telescope is hurtling towards Earth

UK Daily Mail October 10, 2011 Earth has been told to brace for a possible satellite collision as an orbiting telescope weighing nearly three tons has spun out of control and is plummeting homewards. ROSAT, a German X-ray telescope built with British and American technology, has been orbiting the Earth since 1990 and has provided […]

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