The flying observatory has been grounded due to its lofty price-tag and questionable productivity, causing an outcry among astronomers
The James Webb Space Telescope released its first science images today. Here's what these images show us.
The James Webb Space Telescope's first year of observations promises to reveal exoplanet atmospheres and surfaces, infant galaxies, and maybe even the first black holes.
The first quantitative assessment of professional telescopes’ carbon footprint finds that these facilities contribute more emissions than all other astronomy research activities combined.
Scientists outside China will be allocated around 10% of observation time on its gigantic radio telescope following the collapse of Arecibo.
The iconic Arecibo telescope, damaged by two cable failures within three months, is beyond repair.
Firefighting crews held the line as wildfire threatened Mount Wilson; an amateur observatory built by the Tri-Valley Stargazers was not so lucky.
The Lick Observatory, a major astronomical institution outside San Jose, has survived a devastating California wildfire mostly unscathed.