NSO: U.S. National Science Foundation Celebrates the Inauguration of its Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope

NSO: U.S. National Science Foundation Celebrates the Inauguration of its Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope

On August 31, 2022, a delegation of NSF leaders, congressional dignitaries, and members of both the scientific and Native Hawaiian communities gathered near the summit of Haleakalā, Maui to commemorate the inauguration of the world’s ...
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sharp image of Jupiter with glowing poles

Unexpected details leap out in sharp new James Webb Space Telescope images of Jupiter

The latest images of Jupiter from the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) are stunners ...
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AURA Celebrates JWST First Images

AURA Celebrates JWST First Images

AURA salutes the international effort of talented people who worked so hard to make these first JWST images possible ...
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STScI: Hubble Determines Mass of Isolated Black Hole Roaming Our Milky Way Galaxy

STScI: Hubble Determines Mass of Isolated Black Hole Roaming Our Milky Way Galaxy

Astronomers estimate that 100 million black holes roam among the stars in our Milky Way galaxy, but they have never conclusively identified an isolated black hole ...
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NOIRLab: Gemini North Telescope Helps Explain Why Uranus and Neptune Are Different Colors

NOIRLab: Gemini North Telescope Helps Explain Why Uranus and Neptune Are Different Colors

Astronomers may now understand why the similar planets Uranus and Neptune are different colors. Using observations from the Gemini North telescope, the NASA Infrared Telescope Facility, and the Hubble Space Telescope, researchers have developed a ...
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NSO: Scientists Developed New Model to Predict Sunspot and Plage Coverage for Solar Cycle 25

NSO: Scientists Developed New Model to Predict Sunspot and Plage Coverage for Solar Cycle 25

Sunspot and plage area used as a better proxy to predict magnetic phenomena and other indicators important for space weather ...
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