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Herschel Telescope

Prolific Space Telescope Shut Down For Good

Space.com | Stephen Clark | Posted 06.19.2013 | Science

PARIS — Ground controllers put Europe's Herschel Space Observatory to sleep Monday (June 17), turning off the infrared observatory after squeezing e...

Record-Setting Space Telescope Shuts Its Eye Forever

Posted 04.30.2013 | Science

By: Miriam Kramer Published: 04/30/2013 12:01 PM EDT on SPACE.com After nearly four years mapping the "hidden universe," the largest infrared tele...

Giant Space Telescope Running Out Of Gas

Posted 03.12.2013 | Science

By: SPACE.com Staff Published: 03/12/2013 07:25 AM EDT on SPACE.com The largest infrared telescope ever launched into space is almost at the end o...

Amazing New View Of Famous Astronomy Pic

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Searles | Posted 01.18.2012 | Science

The European Space Agency (ESA) has released incredible new images captured by the Herschel space telescope. To the average backyard astronomer, th...

Star Found Shooting Intense Water Jets Into Space

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 08.17.2011 | Green

A star shooting water is almost an oxymoron. But a young sun-like star seems to have been spotted 750 light-years from Earth doing just that, as re...

New Hole In Space Spotted By Herschel Telescope (PICTURE)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

The Herschel telescope has discovered what the European Space Agency describes as a "hole" in space. The hole is visible in the image below. The d...