Tag: astronomy

Apr 10, 2019

The Incredible Teamwork Behind the First Ever Image of a Black Hole

EHT Collaboration

The EHT linked 8 telescopes around the globe to form an unprecedented ‘Earth-sized telescope’

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Feb 26, 2019

Artist Stitches 50,000 Photos Into One Incredible Composite of the Moon

Artist Stitches 50,000 Photos Into One Incredible Composite of the Moon

Photographer Andrew McCarthy with one of the most beautiful images of the moon you will ever see

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May 8, 2018

This Video Really Captures the Awe and Wonder of the Northern Lights

This Video Really Captures the Awe and Wonder of the Northern Lights

Seeing the northern (or southern) lights is a bucket list for many (myself included)

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Apr 15, 2018

Holding Pieces of the Moon and Mars on Earth

Photograph by Sarah Hörst

Planetary science professor Sarah Hörst has an out of this world experience

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Mar 22, 2018

Guy Takes Giant Telescope Around LA and Shows People the Moon Up Close

Guy Takes Giant Telescope Around LA and Shows People the Moon Up Close

He went around LA to give strangers an up-close look at a familiar object; one we might sometimes take for granted

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Feb 27, 2018

Casting the Mirror for the World’s Largest Telescope

Casting the Mirror for the World’s Largest Telescope

The castings of the 15-metric ton, off-axis mirrors for the Giant Magellan Telescope forced engineers to push the design and manufacturing process beyond all previous limits

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Jan 24, 2018

Mind-Boggling Visual Compares Our Sun to the Biggest Known Stars in the Universe

Mind-Boggling Visual Compares Our Sun to the Biggest Known Stars in the Universe

Just when you think it’s going to stop, they keep getting bigger. Earth for scale.

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