Looking Up by Bob Eklund

Looking Up – Bob Eklund

Ghosts of the Future: First Giant Structures of the Universe Astronomers using the South Pole Telescope report that they have discovered the most massive galaxy cluster yet seen, at a distance of 7 billion light-years. …[READ MORE]

Looking Up by Bob Eklund

Looking Up – Bob Eklund

Discovery of First Truly Habitable Exoplanet Suggests Our Galaxy Could Be Teeming with Life- A team of planet hunters led by astronomers at UC Santa Cruz and the Carnegie Institution of Washington, and supported by …[READ MORE]

Looking Up by Bob Eklund

Looking Up- Bob Eklund

Potentially Hazardous Asteroid Discovered The Panoramic Survey Telescope & Rapid Response System (Pan-STARRS) PS1 telescope has discovered an asteroid that will come within 4 million miles of Earth in mid-October of this year. The object …[READ MORE]

Looking Up by Bob Eklund

Looking Up – Bob Eklund

Cosmic Lens Used for the First Time to Study “Dark Energy” Astronomers have devised a new method for measuring what is perhaps the greatest puzzle of our universe—“dark energy.” This mysterious force, discovered in 1998, …[READ MORE]

Looking Up by Bob Eklund

Looking Up – Bob Eklund

Eclipsing Pulsar Promises Clues to Crushed Matter A city-sized sphere rotating 518 times a second… Astronomers using an X-ray telescope in space have found the first fast X-ray pulsar to be eclipsed by its companion …[READ MORE]

Looking Up by Bob Eklund

Looking Up – Bob Eklund

Spacecraft Camera Yields Most Accurate Mars Map Ever; Perseid Meteors Return August 12 A camera aboard NASA’s Mars Odyssey spacecraft has helped develop the most accurate global Martian map ever. Researchers and the public can …[READ MORE]

Looking Up by Bob Eklund

Looking Up – Bob Eklund

New Signaling Concept Could Refocus Search for Signs of Intelligent Extraterrestrial Life For 50 years, humans have scanned the skies with radio telescopes for distant electronic signals indicating the existence of intelligent alien life. The …[READ MORE]