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“Hubble Space Telescope”

Nov 24, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
To celebrate 100 years since Einstein formulated his theory of general relativity, we celebrate the beautiful observations created by a spacetime phenomenon known as gravitational lensing.
Nov 17, 2015 06:58 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Shimmering deep inside a cosmic supervoid is MCG+01-02-015, a pristine galaxy that is the undisputed galactic loner of the universe.
Oct 22, 2015 06:38 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The Hubble Space Telescope has taken its deepest-yet look into the cosmos to see some of the earliest galaxies that popped into existence only a few hundred million years after the Big Bang.
Oct 20, 2015 04:36 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
According to observations by Hubble and Kepler, the universe has only just begun to produce habitable worlds -- what does this mean for the evolution of intelligent life?
Oct 13, 2015 04:09 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
After creating 2 maps of Jupiter's dynamic atmosphere, astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope saw some interesting detail they they can't immediately explain.
Sep 25, 2015 03:51 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
These beautiful, shimmering tendrils of plasma are all that remain of an ancient massive star that, approximately 8,000 years ago, died and exploded as a supernova.
Aug 31, 2015 02:50 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
See just how well Hubble is doing after 25 years in orbit.
Aug 28, 2015 05:58 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
In a galaxy, 600 million light-years away, a black hole deathmatch is ripping up spacetime, exposing some fascinating dynamics at the heart of a powerful quasar.
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