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Exiled exoplanet likely kicked out of star's neighborhood

The Gemini Planet Imager and the Hubble Space Telescope have revealed details of an unusual exoplanet and its star that suggest the planetary system underwent a violent episode in its early history that ejected the planet to a distance equivalent to 16 times the Earth-Pluto distance and roiled the comet belt closer to the star. Show More Summary

James Webb Space Telescope Begins Mirror Installation

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) – the successor to the Hubble Space Telescope – has hit the final assembly phase milestone via the installation of the first of 18 mirrors on the spacecraft’s backbone structure. All 18 segments are expected to be installed by early next year as JWST prepares for launch in 2018 via an Ariane 5 rocket. link.

NASA Announces Final Test for "Hubble's Successor": James Webb Space Telescope

NASA's James Webb Space Telescope Webb telescope's images will reveal the first galaxies forming approximately 13.5 billion years ago. The telescope will also see through interstellar dust clouds to capture stars and planets forming in our own galaxy. At the...

This Is What the Northern Lights Look Like From Space

We've all seen photos from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, but astronauts aren't just focused on the great beyond. The shuttles and scopes often point toward home, creating some incredible footage of our own planet. View the Northern Lights and other natural wonders from a different angle.

Hubble Space Telescope Sees Lonely LEDA 1852 Galaxy

Why not nickname the Hubble Space Telescope as Sauron’s all seeing eye? After all, it does not seem as though much detail escapes the Hubble, and humanity is constantly treated to new images of fascinating shots around our universe.Show More Summary

Using the James Webb Space Telescope to Study Titan

Titan Science with the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST)Authors:Nixon et alAbstract:The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), scheduled for launch in 2018, is the successor to the Hubble Space Telescope (HST) but with a significantly larger aperture (6.5 m) and advanced instrumentation focusing on infrared science (0.6-28.0 ?m ). Show More Summary

Hubble data reveals ancient white dwarfs at the core of the Milky Way

3 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Images taken by the Hubble Space Telescope have been analyzed by a team of astronomers, uncovering a population of very old white dwarf stars. It's the first time the ancient stars have been observed, and their study provides clues regarding...Show More Summary

NASA: Hubble Uncovers Cosmic Relics From the Dawn of the Universe at Milky Way's Core

"It is important to observe the Milky Way's bulge because it is the only bulge we can study in detail," explained Annalisa Calamida of the Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI) in Baltimore, Maryland, the science paper's lead author. "You can...

Hubble uncovers the fading cinders of some of our galaxy's earliest homesteaders

Using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope to conduct a "cosmic archaeological dig" at the very heart of our Milky Way galaxy, astronomers have uncovered the blueprints of our galaxy's early construction phase. Peering deep into the Milky Way's...Show More Summary

Hubble uncovers the fading cinders of some of our galaxy's earliest homesteaders

Using Hubble Space Telescope images, astronomers have conducted a "cosmic archeological dig" of our Milky Way's heart, uncovering the blueprints of our galaxy's early construction phase. The researchers uncovered for the first time a population of ancient white dwarfs -- smoldering remnants of once-vibrant stars that inhabited the Milky Way's core.

NASA Scientists: "Suspect Jupiter's Largest Moon Harbors a Vast Subterranean Ocean" (Weekend Feature)

This past March, NASA's Hubble Space Telescope revealed the best evidence yet for an underground saltwater ocean on Ganymede, Jupiter's largest moon. The subterranean ocean is thought to have more water than all the water on Earth's surface. Identifying liquid...

?Galactic starburst spied by Hubble Space Telescope

last monthTechnology : Tech Talk

New image shows a galaxy 16 million light-years away surrounded by a glowing ring of bright young stars

These Are Some of the Most Ancient and Distant Galaxies Ever Discovered—And They're Glorious

last monthTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

It’s time to update your desktop wallpaper, folks. The Hubble Space Telescope has captured some of the most remarkable images ever seen of the faintest and earliest known galaxies in the Universe. Read more...

The Hubble takes a peek at galaxies from the dawn of time

last monthHealth : The Checkup

The Hubble space telescope has been used to spy galaxies that formed just 600 million years after the big bang. These represent the faintest, most ancient galaxies ever spotted by the Hubble.[This distant galaxy looks like a flaming ring in space]Read full article >>

The Largest Photo Of Space Is So Huge, We Can't Even Show It To You

last monthNews : Huffington Post

Remember that breathtaking image of the Andromeda galaxy the Hubble Space Telescope released in January, which uses 1.5 billion pixels to show 100 million stars? Consider it dwarfed. Astronomers in Germany have compiled the largest astronomical image to date -- a photo of our Milky Way with 46 billion pixels. Show More Summary

New study claims that the vast majority of Earth-like worlds do not yet exist

last monthTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

A newly-published NASA and Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI) study is asserting that roughly 92 percent of habitable worlds have yet to be created. The research draws on data collected by NASA's Hubble and Kepler space telescopes,...Show More Summary

NASA/Hubble: "Faintest, Oldest Galaxies in Universe Observed"

Observations by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope have taken advantage of gravitational lensing to reveal the largest sample of the faintest and earliest known galaxies in the Universe. Some of these galaxies formed just 600 million years after the Big...

Jupiter: A Shrinking Spot, a Waving Wave, and Whole Lotta Detail

A series of new Hubble Space Telescope images of Jupiter were recently released, and holy jumping jovian gas giants they’re cool. The images are part of a new campaign to take yearly snapshots of the outer giant planets (including Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune) as a way to look for changes in their atmospheres over time. Show More Summary

Stunning Jupiter Images by Hubble Telescope Reveal New Strange Details

Stunning images from the Hubble Space Telescope revealed the existence of weird structures on the planet Jupiter.

Hubble space telescope captures stunning image of barred spiral galaxy

The Hubble space telescope has captured a stunning image of a faraway galaxy known as a barred spiral. Galaxy NGC 4639 is located over 70 million light-years away from Earth in the constellation of Virgo. NGC 4639 is one of about 1500 galaxies that make up the Virgo Cluster, according to the European Space Agency (ESA), one of NASA’s Hubble partners. Show More Summary

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