Hubble

A new Hubble Image Reveals a Shredded Star in a Nearby Galaxy

The Hubble Space Telescope, to which we owe our current estimates for the age of the universe and the first…

2 months ago

By Looking Back Through Hubble Data, Astronomers Have Identified six Massive Stars Before They Exploded as Core-Collapse Supernovae

Using images from the Hubble Snapshot Program and archival data, a team of astronomers has located the progenitor stars of…

2 months ago

Hubble saw Multiple Light Echoes Reflecting off Rings of Dust From a Supernova Explosion

Using images from Hubble, an international team of astronomers created a video that shows the evolution of a supernova and…

3 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…

10 months ago

Hubble Has Been Watching This Planet Form for 13 Years

Hubble's most remarkable feature might be its longevity. The Hubble has been operating for almost 32 years and has fed…

10 months ago

NASA’s Roman Mission Might Tell Us if the Universe Will Tear Itself Apart in the Future

NASA's Nancy Gracy Roman Space Telescope won't launch until 2027, and it won't start operating until some time after that.…

11 months ago

Hubble is Fully Operational Once Again

After suffering a technical glitch and going into sleep mode for the second time this year, Hubble is once again…

1 year ago

Messier 95 – the NGC 3351 Barred Spiral Galaxy

Located in the constellation Leo, about 33 million light-years from Earth, is the barred spiral galaxy known as Messier 95.

1 year ago

Hubble is Back Online — Partially

The Hubble Space Telescope has been in ‘safe mode’ since October 23, with all of the science instruments offline and…

1 year ago

Hubble Science Instruments are Malfunctioning, Putting the Telescope in Safe Mode

Hubble is getting a bit long in the tooth. Initially launched in 1990, it has been one of the most…

1 year ago