Hubble

A new Balloon-Based Observatory Could Produce Images as Fine as Hubble

Launching satellites is an expensive business - at least for now.  But satellites are necessary in astronomy for one major…

2 days ago

Here are the First New Pictures From the Fully Operational Hubble

The astronomy community breathed a huge sigh of relief earlier this week when the Space Telescope Science Institute announced the…

5 days ago

Good News! NASA Announces that they have Fixed Hubble!

NASA has announced that after more than a month of troubleshooting, the Hubble Space Telescope is operational once more!

7 days ago

NASA Continues to Try and Rescue Failing Hubble

The search for Hubble's error continues, and could involve some complex and risky operations really soon!

3 weeks ago

There’s a Problem With Hubble, and NASA Hasn’t Been Able to fix it yet

After thirty years of faithful service, the venerable Hubble is experiencing a technical issue that NASA is still trying to…

1 month ago

Astronomers are Watching a gas Giant Grow, Right in Front of Their Eyes

In the vastness of space, astronomers are likely to find instances of almost every astronomical phenomena if they look hard…

3 months ago

Instead of Betelgeuse, Keep Your eye on AG Carinae, Another Star That’s About to go Supernova

Astrophotography is one of the most gratifying parts of space exploration, and there’s nothing better at it than Hubble.  Recently,…

3 months ago

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…

4 months ago

VY Canis Majoris is “Like Betelgeuse on Steroids”

The disappearance of a star can take many forms.  It could go supernova.  It could turn into a black hole. …

5 months ago

Jupiter has Added a Comet to its Trojan Collection

Jupiter is notorious for capturing objects that venture too close to the gas giant and its enormous pull of gravity.…

5 months ago