When it is completed, the Extremely Large Telescope (ELT) will offer unprecedented views of the cosmos.
The successor to the Hubble Space Telescope is set to be placed inside a huge thermal vacuum chamber.
It is looking increasingly likely that the iconic space telescope will be receiving further upgrades.
The Very Large Telescope (VLT) in Chile will soon be seeking out habitable worlds around Alpha Centauri.
A budget of $188 million has been assigned to the new mission which will be launching within three years.
The Parkes radio telescope has been turned towards our nearest neighbor to listen out for signs of life.
Astronomers are attempting to determine the nature of a strange signal picked up by a Russian telescope.
The massive 500-meter dish will be used to help scientists hunt for signs of extraterrestrial life.
Special structures enabled early Europeans to view the stars long before the invention of the telescope.
The space agency will be revealing the latest findings of its Kepler Space Telescope tomorrow afternoon.
The impressive gold-coated mirror of the James Webb Space Telescope has been revealed in all its glory.
The Hubble Space Telescope has photographed a group of massive stars over 170,000 light years away.
The Hubble Space Telescope has managed to take a photograph of the most distant object ever observed.
Astronomers have identified the smallest ever exoplanet to be directly photographed through a telescope.
Astronomers using the Kepler Telescope have found the most Earth-like extrasolar planet ever discovered.
The Hubble Space Telescope has managed to photograph a rather jovial looking galaxy cluster.
The orbiting telescope picked up the moment three of Jupiter's moons crossed its face at the same time.
ESO’s Very Large Telescope has snapped a breathtaking image of a distant 'cometary globule'.
NASA's Kepler space telescope has made its first discovery since being crippled by a technical fault.
The space telescope has photographed the eerie remnants of long dead stars in a distant galaxy cluster.