New Project Blue space telescope to image exoplanets in Alpha Centauri

Alpha Centauri has been in the news a bit lately, after astronomers discovered a potentially habitable planet in the Goldilocks zone around the system’s smallest star, Proxima Centauri. But Proxima Centauri isn’t the only hotness in its neighborhood. Now a just-announced collaboration called Project Blue has been founded to launch a lightweight, low-overhead space telescope, […]