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Así será el despliegue del nuevo telescopio espacial James Webb (JWT)

Space Telescope or Transformer?The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) is a large, infrared-optimized space telescope. The project is working to a 2018 launch date By NASA Goddard Photo and Video

The covers come off the huge mirror that the James Webb Space Telescope - the planned successor to Hubble - will use to detect the light from the first stars to shine in the Universe.

James Webb's mirror is revealed

The James Webb Space Telescope, successor to NASA's hugely successful Hubble, is finally taking shape, on track for launch in 2018

Pseudo-color images showing the host galaxy before the explosion of ASASSN-15lh taken by the Dark Energy Camera (DECam) [Left], and the supernova by the Las Cumbres Observatory Global Telescope Network (LCOGT) 1-meter telescope network [Right]. (Credit: The Dark Energy Survey, B. Shappee and the ASAS-SN team)

A team of astronomers has discovered the most-luminous supernova ever observed, called It is two times more luminous than any supernova previously discovered. In fact, at peak was almost 50 times more luminous than the entire Milky Way galaxy.

Artist's illustration of the three steps to the new Hubble constant

Hubble Captures the Beating Heart of the Crab Nebula

The Universe Is Expanding Faster Than Scientists Thought. Illustration showing the three steps astronomers used to measure the universe's expansion rate to an unprecedented accuracy, reducing the total uncertainty to percent.

Telescopio espacial Hubble

The ESA page for the Hubble Space Telescope, the space-based observatory that has revolutionised modern astronomy.

China has almost completed its largest radio telescope as the final piece is fit. The satellite project will be used to explore space and help in looking for extraterrestrial life.

China fits final piece on mega telescope

The last panel of China's world largest radio telescope named "FAST", is installed in Pingtang county, Guizhou Province, China, July (China Daily via Reuters). Check the people inside for scale.

Prawn Nebula

Space Photos of the Week: A Galaxy That’s a Bit Outta Whack

The rich patchwork of gas clouds in this new image make up part of a huge stellar nursery nicknamed the Prawn Nebula.


A powerful lightsaber slices through the dark clouds of dust and gas that surround it. It's not a scene from the new "Star Wars" movie but an image captured by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope.

Uranus through a telescope

This image of Uranus was obtained in 2005 by the Hubble Space Telescope. Rings, southern collar and a bright cloud in the northern hemisphere are visible.