Recent News Releases

Parker Solar Probe
November 12, 2019

Scientific data taken by the Parker Solar Probe are set to be released to the public on Nov 12. The data files being released contain measurements that were taken closer to the Sun than ever before. These unprecedented data promise to revolutionize our understanding of how the solar corona and solar wind work.

Giant Magellan Telescope
October 30, 2019

GMTO Corporation, the organization managing the development of the Giant Magellan Telescope (GMT) on behalf of its U.S. and international founders, has signed a contract with MT Mechatronics and Ingersoll Machine Tools to design, build and install the telescope's precision steel structure.

October 28, 2019

A new instrument mounted atop a telescope in Arizona has aimed its robotic array of 5,000 fiber-optic "eyes" at the night sky and captured the first images showing its unique view of galaxy light.