Hubble Space Telescope

Hubble Sees a Brand New Triple Star System

In a world that seems to be switching focus from the Hubble Space Telescope to the James Webb Space Telescope,…

2 weeks ago

The Venerable Hubble Space Telescope Keeps Delivering

The world was much different in 1990 when NASA astronauts removed the Hubble Space Telescope from Space Shuttle Discovery's cargo…

2 weeks ago

Galaxies Evolved Surprisingly Quickly in the Early Universe

Anyone familiar with astronomy will know that galaxies come in a fairly limited range of shapes, typically; spiral, elliptical, barred-spiral…

1 month ago

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…

1 month ago

Brown Dwarf Pairs Drift Apart in Old Age

The only thing worse than drifting through space for an eternity is doing it alone. Observations with the Hubble Space…

2 months 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…

3 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…

3 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

Water Vapor Found in the Atmosphere of a Small Exoplanet

A recent study published in The Astrophysucal Journal Letters discusses the detection of water within the atmosphere of GJ 9827…

4 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