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Astronomy

Searching for optical transient and variable sources with the Palomar Transient Factory
A fully automated astronomical wide-field survey, with data reduction pipelines, provides real-time observations.
Optical resolution lost due to the use of microlenses can be recovered by using deconvolution.
27 March 2015
A new specialized laser has been deployed and tested as a wavelength calibrator for the Telescopio Nazionale Galileo in the Canary Islands.
29 January 2015
The new Spectro-Polarimetric High-contrast Exoplanet Research instrument on the Very Large Telescope in Chile has an unprecedented angular resolution.
5 January 2015
A new high-contrast coronagraphic testbed has been developed to provide solutions for direct imaging of circumstellar environments.
29 December 2014
A novel technique involves a deterministic material addition and removal method to enable sputtering of dual-phase materials.
18 December 2014
 
John Mather: JWST will continue the exploration of the early universe