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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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.