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5 October 2015
The Indian Government has now signed the membership of SKA Organisation, bringing India formally into the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) project after years of involvement in its design, and ahead of negotiations to create the inter-governmental organisation that will construct and run the telescope. 350 more words
From U Washington: "Where to look for life? UW astronomers devise ‘habitability index’ to guide future search"
October 5, 2015
The James Webb Space Telescope, a large infrared telescope with a 6.5-meter primary mirror, is scheduled to be launched on an Ariane 5 rocket from French Guiana in October of 2018 and will be the premier NASA observatory of the next decade, serving thousands of astronomers around the world. 1,032 more words