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Hubble Uncovers a Galaxy Pair Coming in From the Wilderness


Hubble has captured the glow of new stars in the small, ancient galaxies Pisces A and Pisces B. They should've produced the bulk of their stars long ago, but these dwarf galaxies dwelled for billions of years in the Local Void, a region of the...
11-Aug-2016 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

NASA's Hubble Looks to the Final Frontier


When the TV series "Star Trek" was first broadcast in 1966, the largest telescopes on Earth could only see about halfway across the universe — the rest was uncharted territory. But Hubble's powerful vision has carried us into the true "final...
21-Jul-2016 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

NASA's Hubble Telescope Makes First Atmospheric Study of Earth-Sized Exoplanets

Astronomers have used Hubble to conduct the first search for atmospheres around temperate, Earth-sized planets beyond our solar system, uncovering clues that increase the chances of habitability on two exoplanets. They discovered that the exoplanets...
20-Jul-2016 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Hubble Captures the Beating Heart of the Crab Nebula


This new Hubble Space Telescope image reveals the beating heart of one of the most visually appealing, and most studied, supernova remnants known — the Crab Nebula.
7-Jul-2016 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Hubble Captures Vivid Auroras in Jupiter's Atmosphere

Astronomers are using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope to study auroras - stunning light shows in a planet's atmosphere - on the poles of the largest planet in the solar system, Jupiter. This observation program is supported by measurements made by...
30-Jun-2016 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Hubble Reveals Stellar Fireworks in 'Skyrocket' Galaxy


A new Hubble Space Telescope image shows a firestorm of star birth lighting up one end of the diminutive galaxy Kiso 5639. The dwarf galaxy is shaped like a flattened pancake, but because it is tilted edge-on, it resembles a skyrocket, with a...
28-Jun-2016 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Hubble Confirms New Dark Spot on Neptune


New images obtained on May 16, 2016, by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope confirm the presence of a dark vortex on Neptune. Though similar features were seen during the Voyager 2 flyby of Neptune in 1989 and by Hubble in 1994, this vortex is the first...
23-Jun-2016 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

NASA's Hubble Finds Universe Is Expanding Faster Than Expected


Hubble Space Telescope astronomers have discovered that the universe is expanding 5-9% percent faster than expected. They made the discovery by refining the universe's current expansion rate to unprecedented accuracy, reducing the uncertainty to...
2-Jun-2016 11:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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