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“New Solar Telescope Reveals Sun’s Surface in More Detail than Ever Before”, WTTW News

February 13, 2020

A new solar telescope in Hawaii has captured images of the sun unlike any seen before.  Professor Robert Rosner, an astrophysicist at the University of Chicago and one of the lead investigators on the project, says he’s been waiting for almost 40 years to see images like the ones recently captured.


New measure of Hubble constant adds to mystery about universe’s expansion rate

July 16, 2019

Scientists measure half-life of element that’s longer than the age of the universe

May 1, 2019

Astronomers Take First-Ever Picture of a Black Hole

April 11, 2019

After mapping millions of galaxies, Dark Energy Survey finishes data collection

January 9, 2019


Gravitational waves could soon provide measure of universe’s expansion

October 22, 2018

Next-gen camera for South Pole Telescope takes data on early universe

September 10, 2018