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  • News - 23 Aug 2007
    Europe's flagship ground-based astronomical facility, the ESO VLT, has been equipped with a new 'eye' to study the Universe. Working in the near-infrared, the new instrument - dubbed...
  • News - 22 Aug 2007
    Highlights include new insights on the workings of solar flares and on the mechanism behind coronal heating. Hinode (Sunrise in Japanese) was launched to study magnetic fields on the Sun and their...
  • News - 6 Aug 2007
    The world's largest bolometer camera for submillimetre astronomy is now in service at the 12-m APEX telescope, located on the 5100m high Chajnantor plateau in the Chilean Andes. LABOCA was...
  • News - 20 Jul 2007
    TeraXion Inc. , a technology leader in performance-defining OEM products for the generation and conditioning of lightwave signals in mission-critical applications of Defense & Aerospace, Telecom...
  • News - 15 Jul 2007
    The internet could soon shift into overdrive thanks to a new generation of optical molecules developed and tested by a team of researchers from Washington State University, the University of Leuven in...
  • News - 15 Jul 2007
    Scientists aimed the South Pole Telescope at Jupiter on the evening of Feb. 16 and successfully collected the instrument's first test observations. Soon, far more distant quarry will fall under...
  • News - 13 Jul 2007
    The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded the W. M. Keck Observatory $2 million to improve the sensitivity and resolution of the Keck Interferometer. The improvements will enable the...
  • News - 13 Jul 2007
    A new sodium laser is giving 50 times more sky coverage to the atmospheric-correcting technology known as adaptive optics on the Keck II telescope at Mauna Kea, Hawaii. The laser lets scientists...
  • News - 8 Jul 2007
    New optics research from Rice University's Laboratory for Nanophotonics suggests that tiny gold particles called nanostars could become powerful chemical sensors. The findings are available...
  • News - 8 Jul 2007
    A new optical device might allow astronomers to view extrasolar planets directly without the annoying glare of the parent star. It would do this by "nulling" out the light of the parent...