Located in Boulder, Colorado, Colutron Research Corporation offers a variety of products designed for the advancement of research in the areas of Astrophysics, Atmospheric Physics, and Atomic Physics....
News - 26 May 2009
ABTech Inc, an ultra-precision air bearing motion system manufacturer in Swanzey, New Hampshire, has completed the first of two cylindrical optics module assembly machines for Columbia...
Article - 1 Dec 2007
An optical telescope is an instrument that can make distant objects appears much closer.
News - 13 Feb 2008
Imagine being able to peek inside a black hole and even perform experiments there. It may not be as far-fetched as it sounds, thanks to a team which claims to have simulated a black hole’s event...
News - 26 Nov 2007
With Cluster data, scientists now have evidence that solar outbursts can generate conditions that slingshot matter in Earth’s magnetic environment to speeds higher than 1000 km/s.
News - 15 Nov 2007
The Helioseismic and Magnetic Imager (HMI), an instrument for NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO), has been delivered to NASA's Goddard Spacecraft Center for integration on SDO, which is...
News - 12 Nov 2007
The sprawling Auger Cosmic Ray Observatory in South America has produced its first major discovery while still under construction. The international Auger collaboration has traced the rain of...
News - 23 Oct 2007
In a landmark test flight, the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) and a team of research partners this month successfully launched a solar telescope to an altitude of 120,000 feet, borne...
News - 22 Oct 2007
Traditionally, space photography has posed a great challenge to astronomers. The thickness of the Earth's atmosphere has rendered earth-based telescopes far less effective than their space-based...
News - 19 Oct 2007
Having coaxed all the life they can out of an 8-year-old ultraviolet light-detecting space telescope, scientists will reluctantly turn it off later this month.
After that, NASA's Fuse...