This thick cloud of dust and gas may look like a dark and foreboding corner of our galaxy, but it is actually a region of star birth that exhibits a smorgasbord of stellar phenomena. Continue reading →
The space telescope has zoomed in on a galactic pair that are gravitationally disturbing one another's stellar populations. Continue reading →
A swarm of twinkling old stars on the outskirts of the Milky Way shines in a new view from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope.
An extraordinary amount of ultraviolet light appears to be missing from the universe, scientists have found.
As part of an ongoing survey of active galaxies, the Hubble Space Telescope looked deep into the heart of one stunning example just 32 million light-years from the Milky Way. Continue reading →
The Hubble Space Telescope has spotted an unprecedented 100,000 light-year long structure wrapped around two colliding galaxies. Continue reading →
Scientists looking for targets beyond Pluto for NASA’s New Horizon’s spacecraft to visit will get more time on the Hubble Space Telescope, managers decided after a two-week pilot study revealed at least two candidate objects. Continue reading →
Jupiter's largest moons don't go completely dark when the giant planet blocks their sunlight, astronomers have found.
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