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NASA telescopes provide 3D journey through Orion Nebula

NASA telescopes provide 3D journey through Orion Nebula

The three-minute movie, which shows the Orion Nebula in both visible and infrared light, helps audiences explore fundamental questions about the universe.

Jan 15, 2018, 14:10 PM IST

End of road for NASA`s Spitzer space telescope

Faced with a budget crunch, NASA is likely to shutter its Spitzer space telescope, an infrared space observatory, the fourth and final of NASA`s Great Observatories.

May 26, 2014, 16:30 PM IST

New technique to measure mass of exoplanets

MIT scientists have developed a new technique to measure the mass of exoplanets, which can help determine if any of these far-off worlds are habitable.

Dec 20, 2013, 20:16 PM IST

Quest to look deeper into universe begins

NASA`s Hubble, Spitzer and Chandra space telescopes have begun their quest to look deeper into the universe.

Oct 25, 2013, 11:14 AM IST

A mega-star is born - and here`s how

Using powerful telescopes, astronomers have confirmed a key theory about massive stars.

Jul 15, 2010, 09:48 AM IST

Spitzer telescope observes youngest brown dwarf

NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope has contributed to the discovery of the youngest brown dwarf ever observed, a finding that, if confirmed, may solve an astronomical mystery about how these cosmic misfits are formed.

Nov 24, 2009, 14:14 PM IST