New Exoplanet-Hunting Telescope in Chile Will Boost Research in this Alien Subject

  A new telescope known as the Next Generation Transit Survey (NGTS) recently opened for exoplanet-hunting business in Chile! The NGTS is made up of 12 robotically operated telescopes which are used to study the transits and atmospheres of small exoplanets two to eight times the size of our beloved …

Continue reading

World’s Largest Telescope Receives Green Light to Begin Construction

The European Southern Observatory (ESO) team received approval to begin building a revolutionary telescope atop the Cerro Armazones in Chile’s Atacama Desert, officials stated Thursday, December 4th.  The ground-breaking technology of this telescope, projected to be completed by 2024, lives up to its grand name: The European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT). The …

Continue reading