Hubble Space Telescope

Hubble Watches Cosmic Light Bend

This extraordinary image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope of the galaxy cluster Abell 2813 (also known as ACO 2813) has an almost delicate beauty, which also illustrates the remarkable physics at work within it. The image spectacularly...
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Hubble Captures A Massive Black Hole Blazing Fiery Plasma Trails Across The Cosmos

The focus of this new image share from NASA — a photo captured by the Hubble Space Telescope in 2012 — is Hercules A. The distant galaxy, also known as 3C 348, is the bright spot right in the middle of the below image. Those long,...
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Space Telescope Science Institute Celebrates Its 40th Anniversary

The Baltimore-based Space Telescope Science Institute is celebrating its 40th anniversary. The institute is home of science operations for the Hubble Space Telescope, and mission and science operations for the upcoming James Webb Space Telescope.
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Hubble Identifies A 10-billion-year-old Pair Of Quasars In Merging Galaxies

A new study using Hubble has identified not one but two pairs of quasars in galaxies which are merging, giving clues about the formation of galaxies.
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Hubble Captures A Spectacular Face-on Starburst Galaxy

Scientists at the Hubble Space Telescope have shared another spectacular image of space showing galaxy M61 with its spiral arms and regions of star formation.
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Hubble Takes A Spiral Snapshot

The luminous heart of the galaxy M61 dominates this image, framed by its winding spiral arms threaded with dark tendrils of dust. As well as the usual bright bands of stars, the spiral arms of M61 are studded with ruby-red patches of light....
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The Universe Has A Hubble Constant Problem

The Hubble constant is used to estimate the rate of expansion of the universe.There are two different ways to calculate its value, but they give different results.Our understanding of the cosmos, particularly the age of the universe, hinges on...
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Nasa's Hubble Telescope Spots Rare Pair Of Blazing Double Quasars - Cnet

Folks, that's a whopping four quasars.
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Could Nasa’s Upcoming Nancy Grace Roman Telescope Find 100,000 Planets?

Due for launch in the mid-2020s, the Nancy Grace Roman Telescope is destined to become one of the great planet-hunting telescopes. Although the main mirror at the heart of the Roman Telescope is no larger than the one in the Hubble Space Telescope,...
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Nasa's Sonification Project Lets You Listen To Stars And Black Holes

When we think about objects in space, like galaxies and black holes, our only frame of reference are the images we’ve seen, taken by the Hubble Space Telescope and similar instruments. Now, thanks to NASA’s new data sonification series,...
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Hubble Scientists Update Famous Image Of The Stunning Veil Nebula

Scientists at the Hubble Space Telescope have released a reworked image of the beautiful Veil Nebula, showing threads of ionized gas winding through space.
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Revisited Hubble Telescope Image Reveals Veil Nebula In Exquisite Detail - Cnet

NASA and ESA's space telescope snapped a gorgeous supernova remnant, and it's even more beautiful after a new round of image processing.
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Veil Nebula Reveals Exquisite New Details In Revisited Hubble Telescope View - Cnet

NASA and ESA's space telescope snapped a gorgeous supernova remnant, and it's even more beautiful after a new round of image processing.
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Lego Announces The Space Shuttle Discovery And Hubble Edition

When I saw the opportunity to write about a new Lego set featuring the Space Shuttle Discovery and Hubble, I immediately went to my 7 year old son, who is obsessed with Legos, and asked him if he thought I should write about it.  He immediately...
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What Is The Hubble Constant?

Until just a century ago, our galaxy was thought to be the lone family of stars occupying the Cosmos. Philosophers, notably Immanuel Kant in the 18th Century, postulated the existence of other families of stars beyond our own. Unfortunately, their...
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This Peculiar Galaxy Has One Spiral Arm Brighter Than The Others

The scientists using the Hubble Space Telescope have shared another beautiful space image, this time of a strangely asymmetrical galaxy.
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Newly Forming Stars Don’t Blast Away Material As Previously Believed. So Why Do They Stop Growing?

We thought we understood how stars are formed. It turns out, we don’t. Not completely, anyway. A new study, recently conducted using data from the Hubble Space Telescope, is sending astronomers back to the drawing board to rewrite the accepted...
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Lego Nasa Space Shuttle Discovery, Hubble Get Checked By Dr. Kathy Sullivan

Former astronaut and history-maker Dr. Kathy Sullivan joined NASA for an inspection of the next major LEGO set. This is the LEGO NASA Space Shuttle Discovery, complete with built-in and deployable Hubble Space Telescope. As part of the NASA STS-31...
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Hubble Captures Re-energized Planetary Nebula

Located around 5,000 light-years away in the constellation of Cygnus (the Swan), Abell 78 is an unusual type of planetary nebula.
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Hubble Captures Seasonal Weather Changes On Saturn

Saturn's seasons last more than seven years, but Hubble has captured small changes which show its northern hemisphere transitioning from summer to fall.
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