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Apr 26, 2016 03:56 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The protective covers have been removed from the James Webb Space Telescope's mirrors at a NASA cleanroom, showing off the next-generation space telescope's golden beauty.
Apr 26, 2016 02:33 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope have found a tiny, dark moon circling the dwarf planet Makemake, a Pluto sibling in the solar system’s distant Kuiper Belt.
Apr 22, 2016 08:42 AM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
NASA paid its respects to Prince with a space image that recalled the late musician's most famous album, Purple Rain. Continue reading →
Apr 21, 2016 03:13 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
To celebrate its 26th year in space -- yes, twenty-six years! -- Hubble has gotten into the birthday spirit and captured a stunning portrait of the aptly-named 'Bubble Nebula.'
Apr 15, 2016 10:00 AM ET // Irene Klotz
In his final DNews segment, President Obama will highlight Henrietta Swan Leavitt, whose insights helped devise a cosmic yardstick for measuring the universe.
Mar 28, 2016 06:50 AM ET // Elizabeth Howell
Roughly 7 percent of the Milky Way's red dwarf stars live in the outer reaches of the galaxy.
Mar 17, 2016 04:35 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Curious where the super stars live? Head in the direction of the Tarantula Nebula in the Large Magellanic Cloud and keep going for 170,000 light-years.
Mar 3, 2016 02:21 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope have spotted a bright galaxy located a record-breaking 13.4 billion light years away, the most distant galaxy found yet.
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