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ESO telescopes record last moments of star devoured by a black hole — ScienceDaily

Using telescopes from the European Southern Observatory (ESO) and other organisations around the world, astronomers have spotted a rare blast of light from a star being ripped apart by a…

Black hole kills star by ‘spaghettification’ as telescopes watch

Telescopes have captured the rare light flash from a dying star as it was ripped apart by a supermassive black hole.  This rarely seen “tidal disruption event” — which creates…

Transportable radio telescopes could provide global high-precision comparisons of the best atomic clocks. — ScienceDaily

Using radio telescopes observing distant stars, scientists have connected optical atomic clocks on different continents. The results were published in the scientific journal Nature Physics by an international collaboration between…

L3Harris gets $119 million Space Force contract for deep-space telescopes

The contract is to upgrade and expand the Ground-based Electro-Optical Deep Space Surveillance System that track objects in geostationary orbits. WASHINGTON — L3Harris Technologies received a $119.1 million contract to…

Super telescope’s giant camera spies broccoli

A head of Romanesco recorded across the 3,200 megapixels of Vera Rubin’s camera detector How do you test the new sensor for the world’s largest digital camera? You take a…

Vera Rubin: Super telescope’s giant camera spies broccoli

Image copyright LSST Camera Team/SLAC/VRO Image caption A head of Romanesco recorded across the 3,200 megapixels of Vera Rubin’s camera detector How do you test the new sensor for the…