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China’s showpiece Tianhe-2 computer. Photo courtesy of planetinvestigations.com
World's fastest supercomputer entirely made in China

China has built the world's fastest supercomputer using locally made microchips without using US technology.

World's fastest supercomputer entirely made in China
Most powerful space telescope ever to launch in 2018
Most powerful space telescope ever to launch in 2018

As the Hubble Space Telescope celebrates 25 years in space this week, NASA and its international partners are building an even more powerful tool.

Most powerful space telescope ever to launch in 2018
Chile hilltop razed for world's largest telescope
Chile hilltop razed for world's largest telescope

Construction on the world's largest optical telescope began with a bang, as workers demolished a hilltop in Chile's Atacama desert.

Chile hilltop razed for world's largest telescope
When stars explode, it's a messy business
When stars explode, it's a messy business

When stars explode, it's a messy business. But the massive blasts are also useful, seeding the universe with such key elements as calcium, iron and titanium.

When stars explode, it's a messy business
James Webb Space Telescope. Photo courtesy of wikipedia.org
Elements come together for next big telescope: NASA

All the pieces of the most powerful space telescope ever are ready for assembly at NASA.

Elements come together for next big telescope: NASA
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Kazakhstan astronomers to help build unique telescope

Kazakhstan astronomers will take part in the Ultraviolet international project of the World Space Observatory.

Kazakhstan astronomers to help build unique telescope
Japan's new rocket blasts off in laptop-controlled launch
Japan's new rocket blasts off in laptop-controlled launch

Japan's new solid-fuel rocket blasted off Saturday carrying a telescope for remote observation of planets in a launch coordinated from a laptop computer-based command centre.

Japan's new rocket blasts off in laptop-controlled launch
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Australia switches on telescope to explore universe origins

Australia took a major step towards the ambitious Square Kilometre Array (SKA) astronomy project with the switching on Tuesday of a test telescope to explore the origins of the universe.

Australia switches on telescope to explore universe origins
New technique finetunes quest for life on other worlds
New technique finetunes quest for life on other worlds

European astronomers said on Friday they had devised a technique to detect water in the atmosphere of planets orbiting other stars.

New technique finetunes quest for life on other worlds
World's largest ground-based space array to open in Chile
World's largest ground-based space array to open in Chile

In a super-arid desert at an altitude of 5,000 meters, with almost no humidity or vegetation, the world's largest ground-based astronomy project opens for business Wednesday ready to probe the universe with unprecedented might.

World's largest ground-based space array to open in Chile
Scientists spot birth of giant planet
Scientists spot birth of giant planet

Astronomers using a powerful telescope in southern Chile have captured the first direct image of a protoplanet forming around another star, still embedded in thick gas and dust.

Scientists spot birth of giant planet
Australian observatory survives wildfire
Australian observatory survives wildfire

Telescopes at a global astronomy research hub appear to have survived a devastating Australian bushfire that destroyed nearby homes and damaged several buildings on the site.

Australian observatory survives wildfire
Hubble plumbs the universe, yields images of early galaxies
Hubble plumbs the universe, yields images of early galaxies

The Hubble Space Telescope is giving scientists a look at the oldest galaxies ever seen, dating back some 13.3 billion years -- providing a glimpse into how the cosmos must have looked right after the Big Bang.

Hubble plumbs the universe, yields images of early galaxies
Telescope. Photo courtesy of news.cornell.edu
Giant Chile telescope spots unique spiral structure

Astronomers using a powerful Chile-based telescope on Wednesday released a rare image of a spiral shell of cosmic dust and gas surrounding a red giant star.

Giant Chile telescope spots unique spiral structure
Ancient star retains oddly youthful glow
Ancient star retains oddly youthful glow

Scientists using a high-powered telescope in Chile have discovered an ancient star that seems oddly impervious to aging.

Ancient star retains oddly youthful glow
World's largest 'Cherenkov' telecope launched in Namibia
World's largest 'Cherenkov' telecope launched in Namibia

The huge "Cherenkov" telescope, the size of two lawn tennis courts and the biggest of its kind, has started to capture cosmic rays from its base in Namibia.

World's largest 'Cherenkov' telecope launched in Namibia
Spektr-UF telescope
Kazakhstan to rent Russian equivalent of Hubble telescope

Kazakhstan will rent Russian telescope Spektr-UF to be launched in space in 2016.

Kazakhstan to rent Russian equivalent of Hubble telescope

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