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    What Would It Mean for Astronomers If the WFIRST Space Telescope Is Killed?

    By Calla Cofield, Senior Writer | February 13, 2018 The White House budget proposal has called for the cancellation of the Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST)... snap Among its many science capabilities, WFIRST was designed to search for and study planets around...
  2. johnflesh

    How to View Uranus Without a Telescope Tonight...

    Uranus: How and Where to See the Planet Tonight | No comment, just couldn't resist posting the title.
  3. meridian5455

    Caption the photo of Obama looking through a telescope

    "Does this thing take selfies?" "Can this thing spot incoming Iranian missiles by chance?" "Wow, I can almost see the top of the national debt through this" "The ego has landed" "This is almost as cool as that kid's homemade clock!" "White House. White moon. For the love of Allah...
  4. Blueneck

    Happy Birthday, Hubble

    25 years of amazing photos of the universe. Thank you, NASA. More photos and details about them at the link: On the eve of the 25th anniversary of the launching of the Hubble Space Telescope, NASA released a new image
  5. Singularity

    Kepler telescope proves that there is nothing special about our star/planets

    Key sentence here is... " just two years staring at a patch of sky not much bigger than your fist, Kepler has discovered more than 60 planets and more than 2,300 planet candidates..." Combined with what we know about what makes the Earth habitable, i.e. proper distance from the star, proper...
  6. Roshi

    NASA Telescope Confirms Alien Planet in Habitable Zone

    I've always loved Space NASA Telescope Confirms Alien Planet in Habitable Zone - Yahoo! News[/FONT][/COLOR]
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    Telescope to Search for Habitable Planets

    Just what the universe needs. Us. :p "Oh great, Earthlings are here. There goes the neighborhood". ABC News: Are We Alone in This Universe?