NASA's newest mission to look for life's ingredients and probe the universe's deep past

NASA has selected the newest space mission to join its Explorer program. Its goal is summed up in its name: the Spectro-Photometer for the History of the Universe, Epoch of Reionization and Ices Explorer (SPHEREx). The spacecraft will scan the skies in optical and near-infrared light to search for the ingredients of life in the Milky Way, and peer as far as 10 billion years back in time... Continue Reading NASA's newest mission to look for life's ingredients and probe the universe's deep past Category: Space Tags: Astronomy Astrophysics Galaxy Life NASA Spacecraft Space telescope Stars Telescope Universe

NASA's newest mission to look for life's ingredients and probe the universe's deep past

NASA has selected the newest space mission to join its Explorer program. Its goal is summed up in its name: the Spectro-Photometer for the History of the Universe, Epoch of Reionization ...

Wed 13 Feb 19 from Gizmag

Some Assembly Required: Giant Next-Generation Space Telescopes Could Be Built Off Earth

When it comes to telescopes, size matters.

Mon 11 Feb 19 from SPACE.com

Something Is Not Quite Right In the Universe, Ultraprecise New Measurement Reveals

A super-precise measurement of one of the fundamental constants of the universe suggests it's expanding faster now than it was in its early years.

Sat 9 Feb 19 from SPACE.com

Something Is Not Quite Right In the Universe, Ultraprecise New Measurement Reveals , Fri 8 Feb 19 from Livescience

Astronomers might soon get more glimpses into the early universe

Gravitational lensing can brighten faraway objects, offering a peek at the distant, dim cosmos.

Mon 11 Feb 19 from Astronomy.com

Webb telescope sound after completing critical milestones

Greenbelt MD (SPX) Feb 11, 2019 NASA's James Webb Space Telescope has successfully passed another series of critical testing milestones on its march to the launch pad. In recent acoustic ...

Tue 12 Feb 19 from SpaceDaily

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