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Astronomy

A ground-based laser ranging system with atmospheric turbulence correction improves capabilities for tracking objects in orbit, alerting satellite operators to potential collisions.
31 July 2014
Combining a robust, classically designed coronagraph with liquid-crystal-based focal plane instrumentation enables effective Earth-based observations of the sun's corona.
24 July 2014
Using an artificial laser-generated ‘star’ together with adaptive optics on 8m-class telescopes, astronomers can see light from previously hidden stellar explosions in starburst galaxies.
17 July 2014
A new baseline design for Band 1 (35–52GHz) will allow an increased range of observation, enabling additional information to be obtained during studies.
5 June 2014
Seven telescopes with a novel dual-mirror configuration are proposed as part of the Cherenkov Telescope Array.
14 May 2014
The Lunar Laser Communication Demonstration on the LADEE spacecraft achieves world-record download speeds from the Moon, enabling more science return and less fuel cost for missions.
15 April 2014