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What could life on Mars look like? This Chilean desert holds some clues.
If alien life exists below the surface of Mars, it might very well have a thing or two in common with these populations.
Pluto’s Crescent, A Loose Blimp, And Other Amazing Images Of The Week
Plus 3D-printed hair
Chilean Fog Nets Pull Beer From Desert Air
Who needs water when you have beer?
Giant ALMA Telescope’s Amazing Early Discoveries Are Only The Beginning
Earth's biggest astronomy machine, inaugurated last week, will see farther into the past than ever before.
ALMA, Earth’s Largest Telescope, Is Officially Open For Business
The next 30 years of observations will revolutionize astronomy.
PopSci Visits The World’s Largest Radio Telescope
ALMA is finally being unwrapped, and your telescope correspondent is going to Chile to see it.
VLT Survey Telescope, the Biggest Visible-Spectrum Telescope in the World, Snaps its First Images
Like anyone else, when the ESO gets a new toy, it is understandably eager to play with it. Today we...
Astrophotographer Grabs a Snapshot of the Darkest Possible Sky
If you’re going to photograph the cosmos, the first step is to find somewhere really dark where Earthly light pollution...
ESO’s Newest Exoplanet-Seeking ‘Scope Brings Home Its First Images
The European Southern Observatory’s newest telescope has collected its first images of the cosmos, capturing some stunning images of the...
Site Announced for ESO’s Extremely Large Telescope: Right Next to Very Large Telescope
The European Extremely Large Telescope — the European Southern Observatory’s successor to its Very Large Telescope, which will be the...