Hubble

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…

4 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…

4 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.…

5 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…

8 months 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.

8 months 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…

9 months 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…

9 months ago

Nancy Grace Roman Just Passed a Critical Design Review

The Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope just completed it's Mission Critical Design Review, a major milestone on the road to…

10 months ago

Astronomers Detect Clouds on an Exoplanet, and Even Measure Their Altitude

An international research team shows how combining data from multiple observatories allowed them to detect clouds in the atmosphere of…

11 months ago

Hubble Reveals the Final Stages of a Dying Star

In April 2021 Hubble released its 31st-anniversary image. It's a portrait of AG Carinae, one of the most luminous stars…

11 months ago