Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI)

Earth, Solar System, Milky Way. Are they Getting More or Less Massive Over Time?

According to a study by The Milky Way Halo Research Group, we now know how quickly the Milky Way is…

12 months ago

When James Webb Finally Reaches Space, Here’s What it’ll be Hunting

In a recent announcement, the STScI announced the first targets that the James Webb Space Telescope will be studying once…

3 years ago

Astronomers Measure the Mass of a White Dwarf, and Prove Einstein was Right… Again

Using the Hubble Space Telescope, a team of NASA astronomers has repeated an old experiment that was used to confirm…

3 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…

4 years ago

The Early Universe Was All About Galactic Hook Ups

According to new research by an international team of scientists, early galaxies were characterized by mergers (aka. "hookups")

5 years ago

Farthest Galaxy Ever Seen Viewed By Hubble Telescope

Using Hubble, an international team of astronomers just observed the farthest galaxy ever seen in the universe, shattering the previous…

5 years ago