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Hubble’s Successor: NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope
May 21, 2017
Galaxy

Hubble’s Successor: NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope

NASA will launch James Webb Space Telescope in 2021. It will observe the cosmos to uncover the history of the universe from the Big Bang and beyond. James Webb Space Telescope will focus on four main areas: first light in the universe, assembly of galaxies in the early universe, the birth of stars and protoplanetary systems,...

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TRAPPIST-1 and the March of Science
May 20, 2017
News

TRAPPIST-1 and the March of Science

A really remarkable event in science is the discovery of the TRAPPIST-1 exo-planetary system. That’s a good example of how an armada of telescopes can work together to chart new frontiers in the cosmos. Seven Earth-sized planets have been found in resonant orbits around a faint star much smaller than the Sun. The new...

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