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WATCH: Huge New Telescope Hit By Labor Dispute

natureheader | Alexandra Witze | Posted 08.27.2013 | Science

Less than half a year after the inauguration of a US$1.4-billion radio telescope array in Chile, astronomical observations have ceased because of a la...

WOW: Shimmering Odd Couple Spied By Southern Telescope

Space.com | Miriam Kramer | Posted 08.08.2013 | Science

An incredible new photo taken by a telescope in the Southern Hemisphere captures an odd couple shimmering beautifully in a star-forming region of a n...

WOW: Stunning Photo Of Space Cloud Taken By South American Telescope

Posted 01.28.2013 | Science

By: Miriam Kramer Published: 01/27/2013 08:13 AM EST on SPACE.com A telescope in South America has captured a spectacular new view of an intricate...

Huge Telescope's New Robot Gives Glimpse Of Galaxies' Early Lives

Posted 12.12.2012 | Science

By: SPACE.com Staff Published: 12/12/2012 07:11 AM EST on SPACE.com A high-tech robotic instrument on the Very Large Telescope in Chile has seen i...

Colossal Telescope Will Be 15 Times Larger Than Next Biggest

Posted 01.04.2012 | Science

What do you call a telescope with a 32-foot mirror that cost €130 million to build? A pipsqueak. At least that's what the massive Gran Telescopio Ca...