Hubble has discovered rocky remains of planetary material 'polluting' the atmospheres of two white dwarfs. Continue reading →
In a galaxy, far, far away (6 billion light-years away to be precise), the most efficient star "factory" has been discovered. Continue reading →
Astronomers found Pluto's fifth moon 34 years after finding its first.
The finding could help explain the rocky "super Earths" found orbiting other stars.
Pluto may have been demoted to dwarf planet status, but it's queen bee to a clutch of moons that now number four.
The space telescope is using a quirk of cosmic nature to boost its range even further.
The space telescope photographs a beautiful spiral edge-on and astronomers notice its UFO-like qualities.
Here's one ornament you won't find on a Christmas tree. It's the Hubble Space Telescope's view of a globular cluster known as M13, located about 25,0000 light years away in the constellation Hercules. About 100,000 stars live in M13, New York-style, which is to say with little e...
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