Alien-Hunting Telescope’s Main Dish Damage Cause is Still Unknown

​On August 10th of this year, the Arecibo Observatory, a large telescope located in Puerto Rico and famous for tracking asteroids and helping with the search for extraterrestrial intelligence (SETI), was damaged in pieces after a metal cable above the structure...

Russian-German Spektr-RG Telescope Mapped Two-Quarters of the Milky Way

German and Russian astronomers joined forces to map the entire sky. It’s an ambitious project that, by 2015, will deliver eight maps that will come together as one exhaustive map. Launched in July 2019, Spektr-RG orbital astrophysical observatory was built...

A Network of Hundreds of Telescopes Will Search for Extraterrestrial Life

The search for extraterrestrial intelligence (SETI) is a collective term for scientific searches for intelligent extraterrestrial life. A new team developed two new telescopes and installed them at the Lick Observatory near San Jose as a part of a more...

ESO Telescope Captures Images of an Ancient Starburst in the Milky Way

The Very Large Telescope (or VLT), which is a part of the ESO array, has scanned the central area of the Milky Way and uncovered fascinating information about the formation of stars within the galactic boundaries. A team of astronomers...