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 months 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!

2 months 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 months 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…

3 months 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…

5 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,…

5 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. …

6 months ago

The Universe in Formation. Hubble Sees 6 Examples of Merging Galaxies

Audio narration by the author is available above 10 billion years ago, galaxies of the Universe were ablaze with the…

8 months ago

The Newest Picture of Jupiter and Europa Captured by Hubble

The venerable Hubble Space Telescope has given us another gorgeous picture of Jupiter and its moon Europa. The incredibly sharp…

12 months ago

Hubble Shows the True Size of Andromeda

It's possible that you've seen the Andromeda galaxy (M31) without even realizing it. The massive spiral galaxy appears as a…

1 year ago