CU Team Develops Better Telescope—the Aragoscope

February 1, 2015 3:15 PM

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CU Team Develops Better Telescope—the Aragoscope

A team of researchers from the University of Colorado claims that they have developed a new space telescope called the Aragoscope which could provide better imaging than the Hubble Space Telescope NASA is currently using. In fact, they claim the Aragoscope would be able to capture images 1,000 times more sharp then the Hubble telescope.

“Traditionally, space telescopes have essentially been monolithic pieces of glass like the Hubble Space Telescope,” comments Colorado University-Boulder doctoral student Anthony Harness, with the Department of Astrophysical and Planetary Sciences. “But the heavier the space telescope, the more expen...

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