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Space Telescopes and the Hunt for Habitable Planets

Space Telescopes and the Hunt for Habitable Planets

Complete video at: fora.tv Ian Morison describes new planet-detecting astronomical techniques such as “giant occulting screens” and groups of infrared satellite telescopes. Astronomers plan to use these techniques to detect life-supporting atmospheres on other planets. —– Professor Ian Morison discusses one of the hottest topics in astronomy: detecting other solar systems. The methods by which […]

June 10, 2012 | 5 Comments More
5 Great Tips On Buying A Telescope

5 Great Tips On Buying A Telescope

Aiming a telescope at the night sky has been one of my hobbies for quite a few years. Ever since I was a kid I spent many evenings gazing up into the Milky Way and wondered how many? How far away and how big must some of those stars be? As I got older and […]

January 16, 2012 | 0 Comments More