James Webb Space Telescope optical alignment ‘perfect’, NASA says

James Webb Space Telescope optical alignment 'perfect', NASA says

Four and a half months after the James Webb Space Telescopethe day of Christmas launchengineers have achieved near-perfect alignment of its complex optical system, paving the way for final instrument calibrations and the release of the first demonstration science images in July, officials said Monday. “I am delighted to report that the telescope alignment has … Read more

James Webb Space Telescope optical alignment ‘perfect’, NASA says

James Webb Space Telescope optical alignment 'perfect', NASA says

Four and a half months after the James Webb Space Telescopethe day of Christmas launchengineers have achieved near-perfect alignment of its complex optical system, paving the way for final instrument calibrations and the release of the first scientific demonstration images in July, officials said Monday. “I am delighted to report that the telescope alignment has … Read more

NASA will launch planes into space to crash into an asteroid at 23,000 km/h and save the Earth – World News

A new £240million mission from Nasa is expected to take place in September

The £240million mission is set to take place in September as new technology is being developed to launch a half-ton spacecraft into an asteroid called Dimorphos similar to the Netflix movie Don’t Look Up New £240m NASA mission set to take place in September ( Image: Getty Images/RF Science Photo Library) NASA is about to … Read more

Ultra-fast ‘camera’ captures hidden behavior of potential ‘neuromorph’ material

Ultra-fast 'camera' captures hidden behavior of potential 'neuromorph' material

Yimei Zhu and Junjie Li at the 3 MeV Ultrafast Electron Diffraction Instrument at Brookhaven National Laboratory’s Accelerator Test Facility. This instrument acts as a high-resolution stroboscopic “camera” to follow the trajectories of atoms. Credit: Brookhaven National Laboratory Imagine a computer that can think as fast as the human brain while using very little energy. … Read more

A major mystery announcement about the Milky Way will be revealed on Thursday

Black hole

Scientists are set to unveil something “groundbreaking” about the center of the Milky Way this week, and it could involve our galaxy’s supermassive black hole, Sagittarius A*. On Thursday morning, the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Event Horizon Telescope Collaboration will hold a press conference to announce what has been teased as “groundbreaking … Read more

NASA InSight records monster earthquake on Mars – NASA InSight Mars Lander

NASA InSight records monster earthquake on Mars – NASA InSight Mars Lander

InSight’s Spectrogram of the Great Martian Earthquake: This spectrogram shows the largest earthquake ever detected on another planet. Estimated at a magnitude of 5, this earthquake was discovered by NASA’s InSight lander on May 4, 2022, the 1,222nd Martian day, or sol, of the mission. Credits: NASA/JPL-Caltech/ETH Zurich. Download picture › Estimated at a … Read more