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How the Hubble telescope captures the colour out of space

The Hubble can only take images in black and white. Does this mean its gorgeous full-colour photos are "fake"? Well, actually... no.

By September 8, 2014

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Hubble telescope shows incredibly colorful view of evolving universe

NASA assembles a comprehensive picture of the universe, and it could go a long way toward teaching us how stars are formed.

By June 3, 2014

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This $382 telescope attaches to your iPhone 5

For people who like dropping big bucks on phone accessories, the iPhone 5 Astronomical Telescope will turn your smartphone into a window on the universe.

By May 28, 2014

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Incredible moon photo snapped with HTC One, homemade telescope

A homemade binocular telescope, an HTC One, and 700 hours of work went into taking a single, spectacular moon shot. The photographer shares his secrets.

By March 24, 2014

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Stunning star factory captured by Hubble telescope

To celebrate Hubble's 24th birthday, the space agency released the infrared-light images of "a churning region of star birth" that is just 6,400 light-years from Earth.

By March 17, 2014

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NASA's Kepler space telescope spots 'wobbly' new planet

The new planet, known as Kepler-413b, has an extremely irregular orbit that seems to move up and down. It also has no surface to stand on.

By February 4, 2014

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Hubble telescope spots signs of water on five planets

Two studies suggest distant worlds have atmospheres with water, but some aren't places you'd want to visit anytime soon.

By December 4, 2013

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Tomorrow Daily 101: A Wikigalaxy full of 'stars,' Britain's first sci-fi film restored and more

On today's show, we check out a website that visualizes 100,000 Wikipedia articles as a galaxy of "stars," a detailed restoration of Britain's first full-length science fiction film, and a do-it-yourself exoplanet detector made without high-powered telescopes.

By December 16, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 101: A Wikigalaxy full of 'stars,' Britain's first sci-fi film restored and more

A French computer science student just launched Wikigalaxy, a space-themed visualization of 100,000 Wikipedia articles you can explore at your leisure. Now you can actually tumble into a Wikipedia black hole online!

By December 16, 2014

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World's fastest 2D camera can capture 100 billion frames per second

A new 2D camera developed by a team of biomedical engineers is the fastest ever made, able to image light phenomena in more detail than ever before.

By December 3, 2014