Hubble

Hubble can Still Impress and Inspire. Here's Globular Star Cluster NGC 6638

Wow, what a beauty! While we’ve all turned our attentions to the new James Webb Space Telescope, this image proves…

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Supernovae Were Discovered in all These Galaxies

The Hubble space telescope has provided some of the most spectacular astronomical pictures ever taken. Some of them have even…

2 months ago

Hubble Pins Down the Mass of a Potential Free-Floating Black Hole That’s 5,000 Light-Years Away

Earlier this year, astronomers used microlensing and the Hubble Space Telescope to detect, for the first time, a rogue black…

2 months ago

Hubble Finds a Bunch of Galaxies That Webb Should Check out

The Universe is full of massive galaxies like ours, but astronomers don't fully understand how they grew and evolved. They…

2 months ago

Hubble Sees Two Spiral Galaxies Together

Two peculiar spiral galaxies are in the latest image release from the Hubble Space Telescope. The two galaxies, collectively known…

2 months ago

Gaze Into the Heart of a Grand Spiral Galaxy

Here’s Hubble doing what Hubble does best. Some of the Hubble Space Telescope’s most famous and stunning images are of…

2 months ago

Scouring Through old Hubble Images Turned up 1,000 new Asteroids

Researchers have found over 1,700 asteroid trails in archived Hubble data from the last 20 years. While many of the…

3 months ago

Hubble has Characterized 25 Hot Jupiters. Here’s What we Know so far

Hot Jupiters are giant exoplanets – even more massive than Jupiter – but they orbit closer to their star than…

4 months ago

Hubble Checks the Weather on Hot Jupiters. Forecast: 100% Chance of Hellish Conditions

While the Hubble Space Telescope celebrates 32 years in orbit, like a fine wine, it has only gotten better with…

4 months ago

Here are All of Hubble’s Observations in One Picture

Over the past 32 years, Hubble has made about 1.4 million observations of our Universe. Physicist Casey Handmer was curious…

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