Hubble Space Telescope

Feast Your Eyes on this Star-Forming Region, Thanks to the JWST

Nature is stingy with its secrets. That's why humans developed the scientific method. Without it, we'd still be ignorant and…

9 months ago

Hubble Sees a Mysterious Flash in Between Galaxies

Hubble and other observatories worldwide have witnessed a Luminous Fast Blue Optical event between two galaxies.

9 months ago

Planning is Underway for NASA’s Next Big Flagship Space Telescope

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has only been operational for just over a year, but this isn’t stopping the…

10 months ago

The Hubble Imaged Some Globular Clusters in an Unusual Place: Near the Milky Way’s Centre

Our galaxy has about 200 Globular Clusters (GCs,) and most of them are in the galaxy's halo. Astronomers think most…

10 months ago

Exploring Io’s Volcanic Activity via Hubble and Webb Telescopes

The two most powerful space telescopes ever built, NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) and Hubble Space Telescope, are about…

11 months ago

JWST Plucks One Single Star out of a Galaxy Seen 12.5 Billion Years Ago

Thanks to data obtained by Webb, astronomers have confirmed that MACS0647-star-1 is the second farthest star observed to date.

11 months ago

Neptune's Cloud Cover is Linked to the Solar Cycle

Whenever Neptune reaches its closest point in the sky to Earth, its portrait is taken by the Hubble Space Telescope…

11 months ago

DART Impact Ejected 37 Giant Boulders from Asteroid Dimorphos’ Surface

When the DART (Double Asteroid Redirection Test) spacecraft intentionally slammed into asteroid moonlet Dimorphos on September 26, 2022, telescopes around…

12 months ago

A Black Hole Switched On in the Blink of an Eye

A new study describes how astronomers discovered a supermassive black hole that suddenly "switched on" and became

1 year ago

Astronomers See the Same Supernova Four Times Thanks to a Gravitational Lens

Thanks to a well-placed gravitational lens, a team of astronomers was able to observe a supernova four times!

1 year ago