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Telescope Detects Oldest And Most Distant Known Galaxy

May 6, 2015 | by Stephen Luntz The most distant, and therefore oldest, galaxy ever seen has had its distance confirmed. The discovery gives us our best opportunity yet to learn … Continue reading

May 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

Fresh evidence for how water reached Earth found in asteroid debris

May 07, 2015 Water delivery via asteroids or comets is likely taking place in many other planetary systems, just as it happened on Earth, new research strongly suggests. Published by … Continue reading

May 11, 2015 · 1 Comment

Geochemical process on Saturn’s moon linked to life’s origin

May 06, 2015 New work from a team including Carnegie’s Christopher Glein has revealed the pH of water spewing from a geyser-like plume on Saturn’s moon Enceladus. Their findings are … Continue reading

May 10, 2015 · 1 Comment

New ‘Super Earth’ Exoplanets Spotted Around Nearby Star

By Mike Wall, Senior Writer   |   May 01, 2015 06:19am ET Astronomers have discovered two new alien worlds a bit larger than Earth circling a nearby star. The newfound exoplanets, … Continue reading

May 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

Pillars of Creation Revealed in 3-D

May 1, 2015 Using the Multi Unit Spectroscopic Explorer (MUSE) instrument on European Southern Observatory’s (ESO) Very Large Telescope (VLT), astronomers have produced the first complete three-dimensional view of the … Continue reading

May 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

Astronomers Seek Super-Size Hubble Successor to Search for Alien Life

May 4, 2015 |By Lee Billings On April 24, 1990, the Hubble Space Telescope rode a space shuttle into low Earth orbit to become the most productive observatory in history. … Continue reading

May 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

Warning: Solar System Scaled Down to Pixels (Can you complete the journey?)

By MK Thomas OK, so…. OK…. Hold on… I need to keep it together. OK.. So, I know quite a bit about the size and the scale of the solar … Continue reading

May 4, 2015 · Leave a comment


By Umar Abrar Asteroid 2012 TC4 is on its way to whizz seriously close to our planet for the second time after the space rock barely missed Earth in October … Continue reading

May 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

Goodbye Messenger! Five things we discovered about Mercury

By Stuart Gary Later this week, NASA’s Messenger mission to Mercury will go out with a bang ending its 10-year journey. Along the way the spacecraft has made some startling … Continue reading

April 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

How the Hubble Space Telescope Works (Infographic)

by Karl Tate, Infographics Artist   |   April 24, 2013 03:52pm ET Launched from space shuttle Discovery on April 24, 1990,  the Hubble Space Telescope orbits at an altitude of … Continue reading

April 27, 2015 · 1 Comment

25 Years of the Amazing, the most wonderful Space Telescope, Hubble

MKT Library has been away for sometime and as a come back, we thought of bringing you some Hubble-Mania.. Hope you enjoy… As Hubble and the team working on it … Continue reading

April 27, 2015 · 6 Comments

Apollo 11 Mission: Science Experiments – Laser Ranging Retroreflector

The Laser Ranging Retroreflector experiment was deployed on Apollo 11, 14, and 15. It consists of a series of corner-cube reflectors, which are a special type of mirror with the … Continue reading

March 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

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