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May 17, 2016 01:02 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
A beautiful atmospheric phenomenon descended over the ESO's Very Large Telescope (VLT) last week, giving the participants of the inaugural #MeetESO social media event an evening treat.
May 13, 2016 09:39 AM ET // Jeanna Bryner, LiveScience Managing Editor
The mysterious phenomenon would show up only during daylight hours, vanishing at night.
May 2, 2016 07:00 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
From May 7, Discovery News will be in the Chilean Atacama Desert to visit the European Southern Observatory's sites and observed the Mercury Transit.
Mar 29, 2016 08:00 PM ET // Sarah Lewin, Space.com
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) is struggling to understand exactly what went wrong with its brand-new astronomy satellite, Hitomi, which suffered some sort of malfunction over the weekend and is apparently tumbling in space.
Mar 18, 2016 05:12 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The Discovery Channel Telescope has played a key role in identifying what could be one component of a comet twin -- both expected to fly past Earth later this month.
Feb 24, 2016 02:22 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but this picture is worth tens of billions of stars.
Feb 19, 2016 07:30 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Leading up to the premiere of 'Telescope' on Discovery Channel this weekend, let's take a look at some of our favorite Hubble observations of the solar system.
Feb 17, 2016 07:00 AM ET // Elizabeth Howell
From the discovery that Earth isn't at the center of the universe to detecting the 'echo' of the Big Bang, here are some of the most profound discoveries in astronomical history.
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