Tag Archives: Telescopes

E-ELT (European Extremely Large Telescope)

Extremely Large Telescope – Deep Sky Videos”>Extremely Large Telescope – Deep Sky Videos The E-ELT (European Extremely Large Telescope) project aims to provide European astronomers with the largest optical-infrared telescope in the world. With a diameter of 40m and incorporating … Continue reading

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E-ELT Trailer | ESO

E-ELT Trailer | ESO European Extremely Large Telescope Dialogos of Eide

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Multiverse or Universe? – Andre Linde (SETI Talks)

Published on Jan 1, 2013 SETI Talks archive: http://seti.org/talks Cosmological observations show that the universe is very uniform on the maximally large scale accessible to our telescopes, and the same laws of physics operate in all of its parts that … Continue reading

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Are Artifacts of CMB Right Next to Me?

¬†Looking back seems strange to me and that if one is to take such a position then evidence must exist in this very moment? Models of Earlier Events This may seem like a stupid question to some, but for me … Continue reading

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Wavelength Views of the Sun

This movie, created by NASA’s Scientific Visualization Studio at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., shows how features of the sun can appear dramatically different when viewed in different wavelengths. Image Credit: NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center Telescopes … Continue reading

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A Jet in the Milky Way

Composite image of Sagittarius A* (Sgr A*), the supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way. Image Credit:¬† X-ray: NASA/CXC/UCLA/Z. Li et al; Radio: NRAO/VLA Astronomers have long sought strong evidence that Sagittarius A* (Sgr A*), the supermassive … Continue reading

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Eta Carinae

Preview of a Forthcoming Supernova At the turn of the 19th century, the binary star system Eta Carinae was faint and undistinguished. In the first decades of the century, it became brighter and brighter, until, by April 1843, it was … Continue reading

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Living With A Star

The Living With a Star (LWS) program emphasizes the science necessary to understand those aspects of the Sun and the Earth’s space environment that affect life and society. The ultimate goal is to provide a predictive understanding of the system, … Continue reading

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A Microscope on a Macroscopic World?

“Nothing to me would be more poetic; no outcome would be more graceful … than for us to confirm our theories of the ultramicroscopic makeup of spacetime and matter by turning our giant telescopes skyward and gazing at the stars,” … Continue reading

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Crab Nebula

This is a mosaic image, one of the largest ever taken by NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope of the Crab Nebula, a six-light-year-wide expanding remnant of a star’s supernova explosion. Japanese and Chinese astronomers recorded this violent event nearly 1,000 years … Continue reading

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