Telescopes

Icecube comes online

2011 looks like a great year for Astronomical and Cosmological research as another important detector (dare I say telescope – for want of a better word) came online: The construction of the IceCube Neutrino Observatory was completed at the South Pole in Antarctica on December 18, 2010. This scientific milestone marks completion of the world’s …

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JWST & Chandra

Nature published a free PDF about the wonderful successor to Hubble: The James Web Space Telescope – download it with no registration required: http://www.nature.com/news/2010/101027/pdf/4671028a.pdf Great download. Also this week – a great composite photo of a Quasar (3C 186) about 8 billion LYs has been released by the Chandra team – this too is worth …

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