Curtin University research has revealed how pairing satellite images with an existing global network of radio telescopes can be used to paint a previously unseen whole-of-planet picture of the geological processes that shape the Earth’s crust.
When you think you’ve seen it all, look again – there might be a pulsar staring back at you.
For the first time, scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed one of the highest-performance cameras made up of sensors that count single particles of light, or photons.
Optical Surfaces Ltd. has supplied a 350mm diameter on-axis ellipsoidal mirror to the Kiepenheuer-Institut für Sonnenphysik (KIS) in Freiberg, Germany.
Optical Surfaces Ltd. has manufactured and supplied a 180mm diameter dichroic beamsplitter that will form a key component of the adaptive optics currently being integrated with the Gran Telescopio de Canarias (GTC).
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A rare laser emission, which hints at the existence of a double star system concealed at the center of the “spectacular” Ant Nebula, has been discovered by an international team of astronomers.
The vault-like, 40-foot diameter, 40-ton door of Chamber A at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston was unsealed on November 18, signaling the end of cryogenic testing for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope.