Hubble

Rock Around the Comet Clock with Hubble

The Hubble Space Telescope takes a deep look into the Comet 252P/LINEAR and discovers a spinning jet. We look at…

6 years ago

Dwarf Dark Matter Galaxy Hides In Einstein Ring

The discovery of a Dwarf Dark Galaxy addresses the Missing Satellite Problem, and tells us we're on the right track…

6 years ago

NASA’s ‘Hubble Hugger’ and Science Chief John Grunsfeld To Retire

Five time space shuttle astronaut and current NASA science chief John Grunsfeld - best known as the ‘Hubble Hugger’ for…

6 years ago

China Plans Space Telescope That Will Dock With Their Space Station

China's planned space telescope will dock with its space station for repairs and servicing.

6 years ago

Weekly Space Hangout – Jan. 29, 2016: Largest Solar System, Future Missions, and Remembering Our Lost Astronauts

Host: Fraser Cain (@fcain) Guests: Carolyn Collins Petersen (thespacewriter.com / space.about.com / @spacewriter ) Morgan Rehnberg (cosmicchatter.org / @MorganRehnberg )…

6 years ago

NASA vs. Cigarettes: A Numbers Game

People often criticize the amount of money spent on space exploration. Sometimes it's well-meaning friends and family who say that…

6 years ago

Hubble Sees Changes in Jupiter’s Red Spot, a Weird Wisp and Rare Waves

Jupiter global map created from still images from the Hubble Space Telescope It's been widely reported,  including at Universe Today, that…

6 years ago

What’s Coming After Hubble and James Webb? The High-Definition Space Telescope

Decades after its momentous launch, the ever popular Hubble Space Telescope merrily continues its trajectory in low-earth orbit, and it…

6 years ago

Weekly Space Hangout – May 29, 2015: Dr. Bradley M. Peterson

Host: Fraser Cain (@fcain) Special Guest: This week we welcome Dr. Bradley M. Peterson, whose research is directed towards determination…

7 years ago

Hubble Captures a Collision in a Black Hole’s “Death Star” Beam

Even the Empire's planet-blasting battle station has nothing compared to the immense energy being fired from the heart of NGC 3862, a supermassive black…

7 years ago