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Jun 5, 2015 01:54 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Three supernovae have been found erupting alone in the depths of 'intracluster' space -- a cosmic first.
Jun 4, 2015 01:08 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
On Wednesday, President Barack Obama mentioned something curious in a tweet -- it was a message about the cosmos.
Jun 3, 2015 02:01 PM ET // Irene Klotz
For the most part, Pluto’s four small moons appear to orbit harmoniously and precisely around the equatorial region of the dwarf planet, but appearances can be deceiving.
May 6, 2015 09:10 AM ET // Calla Cofield, SPACE.com
A galaxy far, far away — farther, in fact, than any other known galaxy — has been measured by astronomers.
Apr 25, 2015 05:30 PM ET // Irene Klotz
As we celebrate Hubble's 25th year in space, let's have a quick rundown of some of the space telescope's key statistics.
Apr 24, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
It's been an eventful 25 years for what turned out to become the world's best-known telescope and perhaps among the most productive science instruments ever made. Here's a look at Hubble's life in pictures.
Apr 23, 2015 11:40 AM ET // Irene Klotz
Hubble’s scientific bounty has benefited a wide range of astronomical and astrophysical fields, including the study of planets, moons and small icy bodies in the outer solar system and the cosmological history of the universe. Here’s a look at a few of Hubble’s greatest hits.
Apr 22, 2015 03:33 PM ET // Irene Klotz
The Hubble Space Telescope, among the most celebrated and popular machines ever made, starts its 25th year in orbit on Thursday, the anniversary of its launch aboard NASA’s now-retired space shuttle Discovery.
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