science
Highest-Resolution Solar Telescope Ever Releases Incredible First Images of the Sun

This image is the first high-resolution shot from the 4-meter Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope in Hawai’i. Read More >>

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Native Hawaiians Scored a Major Victory in the Fight Over the Thirty Meter Telescope

Many Native Hawaiians have been protesting the construction of the proposed Thirty Meter Telescope atop sacred Mauna Kea for months. They scored a victory on Thursday when Hawaii Governor David Ige announced that construction efforts were hitting pause. Read More >>

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The Five Massive New Telescopes That Will Change Astronomy Forever

The biggest building boom in the history of astronomy is upon us. In Chile and Hawaii and in space, astronomers are getting powerful telescopes that dwarf the current state-of-the-art instruments. When the mountain blasting and the mirror polishing are all done, we will have the clearest and most detailed views of outer space ever. Read More >>