The Hubble space telescope sure has seen some strange things in deep space -- but this most recent find is possibly one of the strangest. Continue reading →
The space telescope has imaged the nearest star to the sun, Proxima Centauri, but it's still just a point of light shining in the night. Continue reading →
Astronomers are attempting to boost the imaging prowess of the Hubble Space Telescope by taking advantage of naturally occurring zoom lenses in space.
Scientists on the hunt for the first galaxies formed after the universe’s creation have a new milestone -- an unexpectedly active galaxy that existed just 700 million years after the Big Bang.
Astronomers have made the first direct detection of water in a rocky body that once orbited a sun-like star.
It's a case of cosmic whodunit: What happened to all the external stars in M60-UCD1, an ultra-compact dwarf galaxy? They were stolen. Continue reading →
About 5 billion years from now, our sun will look like the glowing remains of sun-like star in the constellation Cygnus. Continue reading →
The origin of the mysterious short-duration gamma-ray bursts have eluded astronomers for decades, but a recent observation of a "kilonova" by astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope has finally nailed down the culprit. Continue reading →
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