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May 19, 2016 02:35 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
As we approach the closest opposition with Mars in 10 years, Hubble took the opportunity to photograph the Red Planet's sun-lit hemisphere.
May 14, 2016 05:54 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
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.
Apr 26, 2016 03:56 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
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.
Apr 26, 2016 02:33 PM ET // Irene Klotz
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.
Apr 22, 2016 08:42 AM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
NASA paid its respects to Prince with a space image that recalled the late musician's most famous album, Purple Rain. Continue reading →
Apr 21, 2016 03:13 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
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.'
Apr 15, 2016 10:00 AM ET // Irene Klotz
In his final DNews segment, President Obama will highlight Henrietta Swan Leavitt, whose insights helped devise a cosmic yardstick for measuring the universe.
Mar 28, 2016 06:50 AM ET // Elizabeth Howell
Roughly 7 percent of the Milky Way's red dwarf stars live in the outer reaches of the galaxy.
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