Hubble

Uh oh. Hubble's Having Gyro Problems Again

The Hubble Space Telescope has gone through its share of gyroscopes in its 34-year history in space. Astronauts replaced the…

3 weeks ago

Webb Continues to Confirm That Universe is Behaving Strangely

Over a century ago, astronomers Edwin Hubble and Georges Lemaitre independently discovered that the Universe was expanding. Since then, scientists…

2 months ago

It's Time for Jupiter's Annual Checkup by Hubble

Each year, the Hubble Space Telescope focuses on the giant planets in our Solar System when they're near the closest…

2 months ago

Now You Can See Exactly Where Hubble and JWST are Pointed

Hubble and JWST are busily scanning the sky, sending home enormous amounts of data. They shift from target to target,…

3 months ago

This Strange-Looking Galaxy is Actually Two. And They're Merging

This strange-looking galaxy seems to be a spiral with a long tidal tail stretching away. It's known as Arp 122,…

4 months ago

JWST and Chandra Team Up for a Stunning View of Supernova Remnant Cassiopeia A

NASA's long-lived Chandra X-ray Observatory teamed up with JWST for the first time, producing this incredibly detailed image of the…

5 months ago

It’s Time for Saturn’s “Spokes” to Return

Astronomers have been observing Saturn with the Hubble Space Telescope and several other spacecraft for decades and have noticed something…

5 months ago

Hubble Sees a Random Collection of Galaxies, Perfectly Lined Up

This new image from the Hubble Space Telescope looks like a series of smaller spiral galaxies are falling out of…

5 months ago

Hubble Returns to Science Operations

After a brief interruption, NASA announced that the Hubble Space Telescope is back in business. Problems with one of its…

5 months ago

Hubble is Offline Because of a Problem with one of its Gyros

The rich flow of scientific data—and stunning images—that comes from the Hubble Space Telescope is being interrupted by gyro problems.…

6 months ago