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Giant Telescope in Chile Could Be Named for Pioneering Astronomer Vera Rubin


Astronomer Vera Rubin — best known for her pioneering research about dark matter — will lend her name to a new telescope if a bipartisan bill becomes law. (Space.com) More More

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Giant Telescope in Chile Could Be Named for Pioneering Astronomer Vera Rubin - Space.com

Giant Telescope in Chile Could Be Named for Pioneering Astronomer Vera Rubin  Space.com

A House bill suggests naming the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope for pioneering dark matter astronomer Vera Rubin.

Posted on 12 June 2019 | 2:00 am | Google News

Stopping an Earth-Bound Asteroid in its Tracks (Op-Ed) - Space.com

Stopping an Earth-Bound Asteroid in its Tracks (Op-Ed)  Space.com

Fortunately, we're getting to the point where we can see potentially hazardous objects coming — and maybe even do something about it.

Posted on 18 April 2019 | 2:00 am | Google News

How the Event Horizon Telescope Hunts for Black Hole Silhouettes - Space.com

How the Event Horizon Telescope Hunts for Black Hole Silhouettes  Space.com

The secret of the project's success is linking radio dishes across the globe to create a virtual telescope about the size of Earth.

Posted on 10 April 2019 | 2:00 am | Google News

These Scientists Want to Send a NASA Probe to Jupiter's Volcanic Moon Io - Space.com

These Scientists Want to Send a NASA Probe to Jupiter's Volcanic Moon Io  Space.com

A team of scientists is proposing NASA send a spacecraft to study Jupiter's volcanic moon Io.

Posted on 27 March 2019 | 2:00 am | Google News

NASA May Send a Smallsat Mission to the Giant Asteroid Pallas - Space.com

NASA May Send a Smallsat Mission to the Giant Asteroid Pallas  Space.com

THE WOODLANDS, Texas — NASA is considering funding a mission that would send a satellite the size of a mini-fridge to the asteroid belt to examine an ...

Posted on 21 March 2019 | 2:00 am | Google News

Robot 'Mole' on Mars Begins Digging Into Red Planet This Week - Space.com

Robot 'Mole' on Mars Begins Digging Into Red Planet This Week  Space.com

The NASA Mars InSight lander is ready to begin taking the Red Planet's temperature, thanks to its heat probe, nicknamed a "mole."

Posted on 26 February 2019 | 3:00 am | Google News

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