As we approach the closest opposition with Mars in 10 years, Hubble took the opportunity to photograph the Red Planet's sun-lit hemisphere.
Comet 252P/LINEAR buzzed Earth during one of the closest recorded cometary encounters with our planet and Hubble locked onto the icy vagabond as it ran away into the night, imaging its rotating tail.
The protective covers have been removed from the James Webb Space Telescope's mirrors at a NASA cleanroom, showing off the next-generation space telescope's golden beauty.
Astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope have found a tiny, dark moon circling the dwarf planet Makemake, a Pluto sibling in the solar system’s distant Kuiper Belt.
NASA paid its respects to Prince with a space image that recalled the late musician's most famous album, Purple Rain. Continue reading →
To celebrate its 26th year in space -- yes, twenty-six years! -- Hubble has gotten into the birthday spirit and captured a stunning portrait of the aptly-named 'Bubble Nebula.'
In his final DNews segment, President Obama will highlight Henrietta Swan Leavitt, whose insights helped devise a cosmic yardstick for measuring the universe.
Roughly 7 percent of the Milky Way's red dwarf stars live in the outer reaches of the galaxy.
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