NASA’s Webb telescope takes flight—a Christmas gift to astronomers everywhere | Science

NASA’s most costly telescope ever remains in space at last. The $10 billion James Webb Space Telescope, an instrument expected to revolutionize astronomy by collecting light from the environments... Read more »

Iranian astronomers fear their ambitious observatory could become a ‘Third World telescope’ | Science

At 3600 meters on Mount Gargash, the Iranian National Observatory delights in beneficial seeing conditions. Parsa Bigdeli For Sepehr Arbabi, the event recently to inaugurate the Iranian National Observatory (INO)... Read more »

Astronomers still can’t decipher the ‘Cow,’ a mysterious explosion in deep space | Science

AT2018 cow, the right-hand of 2 brilliant areas down and right of the stellar center, is puzzling astronomers. R. MARGUTTI/W. M. KECK OBSERVATORY SEATTLE, WASHINGTON– An abnormally brilliant radiance... Read more »