Supernova Shockwave Spotted

A supernova is the incredible, violent and explosive end of a star. Recently one of these extraordinary events has been seen for the first time with visible light. The Supernova shock wave – or the shock breakout – was captured by NASA’s Keplar Space Telescope. The Keplar Telescope had to keep constantly monitoring the star as […]

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New Super Huge Telescope

Work is currently underway on a new 500 metre large radio telescope in Guizhou Province, China. This 1.2 billion Yuan (£120 million) project named FAST (Five Hundred Metre Aperture Spherical Telescope) will involve the construction of 4,450 triangular panels to create its shape. The final telescope will be so large that on scientist working on […]

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