New space telescope would take better images than Hubble

January 30, 2015 4:22 PM

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New space telescope would take better images than Hubble

Scientists are working on a new space telescope that could provide images up to 1,000 times sharper than those from the iconic Hubble.

The Aragoscope, named after French scientist Francois Arago, is a project at the University of Colorado Boulder. The designers believe that the new technology could create higher resolution images at a much lower cost by replacing outdated, heavy components with lightweight materials.

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