As we celebrate Hubble's 25th year in space, let's have a quick rundown of some of the space telescope's key statistics.
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.
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.
Underpinning tributes this week marking the 25th anniversary of the Hubble Space Telescope’s launch is the knowledge that the orbiting observatory has years of cutting edge science projects ahead.
This image isn't a close-up from the garden, but an active area of strong magnetic fields on the sun's chromosphere.
Congress unexpected adds more money to Obama's NASA budget, much of it earmarked for a journey to Europa.
NASA's Kepler space telescope has detected its first new extrasolar planet after mission engineers were able to save the mission from a premature death after two of the exoplanet hunter's four stabilizing reaction wheels failed last year.
Cosmologists have carried out new analysis techniques on Planck's cosmic microwave background radiation data and found that some of the more mysterious features may be observational error. Continue reading →
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