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How to See Quantum Drops of Light

The Glassmaker Who Sparked Astrophysics

His curious discovery, 200 years ago, foresaw our expanding universe.

Lights, Camera, Acrimony!

Physicists and engineers face off over how to make room for more data.

The Billion-Dollar Telescope Race

How three groups are competing to make the first extremely large telescope.

Falling in Love With the Dark

One astronomer has taken to U.S. National Parks to rekindle an old romance.

Looking for a Second Earth in the Shadows

Scientists are blocking out the light of distant suns to look for life.