By watching how an exoplanet orbiting the star Beta Pictoris interacts with circumstellar dust, astronomers are beginning to understand how to look for the dusty fingerprints of hidden alien worlds. Continue reading →
A chance alignment of galaxies and a touch of extreme physics was all it took for the universe to create an uncanny smiley face in deep space.
The supernova remnant is located over 150,000 light-years away in the satellite dwarf galaxy known as the Large Magellanic Cloud.
The space telescope has captured the moments when three of the Galilean satellites crossed the face of Jupiter.
This mesmerizing observation by the Hubble Space Telescope shows galaxy NGC 7714 in a state of turmoil.
Giant bubbles of gas that erupted from the core of the Milky Way galaxy millions of years ago are expanding out into space at mind-blowing speeds, according to new observations that may help reveal how the strange balloon-like lobes formed.
20 years ago, the Hubble Space Telescope showed the world what has become one of the most famous images of our time -- here it is again, in glorious high-definition.
Congress unexpected adds more money to Obama's NASA budget, much of it earmarked for a journey to Europa.
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