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The wispy fragments of an exploded binary star - CNET

The Hubble Space Telescope has captured the remnants of a supernova several thousand years ago.

Two Galaxies Have Left the Void and Entered Hubble's Heart

2 weeks agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The Hubble Space Telescope is one of our favorite things because it gives us images like the one above, which not only pictures a number of galaxies, but shows the introduction of two new ones. Read more...

There's a twisted reason why this distant star flickers every couple of minutes

Every 1.97 minutes, 380 light years from Earth, a star in the constellation Scorpius brightens then fades. Recently, astronomers using the ESO’s Very Large Telescope and NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope, along with a handful of other telescopes,...Show More Summary

White dwarf lashes red dwarf with mystery ray

Astronomers using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, along with other telescopes on the ground and in space, have discovered a new type of exotic binary star: in the system AR Scorpii a rapidly spinning white dwarf star is powering electrons up to almost the speed of light. Show More Summary

Exotic Binary White Dwarf-Red Dwarf Star System Discovered --"Its True Nature Was Not Suspected"

Astronomers using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, along with other telescopes on the ground and in space, have discovered a new type of exotic binary star: in the system AR Scorpii a rapidly spinning white dwarf star is powering electrons...

"An Alien Nightmare Raining Liquid Iron and Glass" --Hubble Space Telescope Snaps 1st Direct Image of an Exoplanet

Using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers at the University of Arizona captured the first direct, time-resolved images of an exoplanet, a young, gaseous exoplanet known as 2M1207b, shown above, located some 160 light-years from Earth. The planet is four times...

This Image Could Contain 'Billions Of Strange New Worlds'

last monthNews : Huffington Post

Very far out, indeed. The image above shows the galaxy cluster Abell S1063, which is “potentially home to billions of strange new worlds” according to scientists working with the Hubble Space Telescope. Visible near the center of the...Show More Summary

NASA's Hubble looks to the final frontier

Celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, the TV series "Star Trek" has captured the public's imagination with the signature phrase, "To boldly go where no one has gone before." NASA's Hubble Space Telescope doesn't "boldly go" deep...Show More Summary

Space... the final frontier

Fifty years ago Captain Kirk and the crew of the starship Enterprise began their journey into space -- the final frontier. Now, as the newest Star Trek film hits cinemas, the NASA/ESA Hubble space telescope is also exploring new frontiers, observing distant galaxies in the galaxy cluster Abell S1063 as part of the Frontier Fields programme. Space... Show More Summary

Two for one: Hubble picks out pair of Earth-sized planets' atmospheres

last monthHealth : Booster Shots

Using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope, an international team of scientists has tracked two planets crossing in front of the same star at the same time -- discovering that these worlds are both rocky and have comparatively thin atmospheres. The findings, described in the journal Nature, lend growing...

First atmospheric study of Earth-sized exoplanets points to possible habitability

Using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers have conducted the first search for atmospheres around temperate, Earth-sized planets beyond our solar system and found indications that increase the chances of habitability on two exoplanets.

Coooool: Celestial Bracelet With Light Up LED Stars

last monthHumor / odd : Geekologie

This is the $60 Celestial Fireworks LED Bracelet designed and sold by ThinkGeek. It features a portion of the Celestial Fireworks photo taken by the Hubble Space Telescope to celebrate 25 years of service and has 15 LEDs (USB rechargeable) behind the photo that twinkle when the bracelet is turned on. Show More Summary

WANT: Celestial Fireworks LED Bracelet

Thinkgeek has just released this gorgeous LED bracelet, which features the Celestial Fireworks captured by NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope. This Celestial Fireworks Bracelet celebrates a spectacular image captured by NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope of Westerlund 2, a cluster in the constellation Carina. Show More Summary

Hidden Monsters Revealed --NASA "Detects Huge Numbers of Buried Supermassive Black Holes" (Today's Most Popular)

The hidden monster at the center of Galaxy NGC 1068 can be seen in close-up in the view above from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope. NuSTAR's high-energy X-rays eyes were able to obtain the best view yet into the hidden lair...

The Hubble telescope just spotted a lonely starburst galaxy

last monthNews : The Raw Story

A camera aboard the Hubble Space Telescope has captured a spectacular image of a galaxy caught in the midst of an unusually fast star-forming spree. The image, released Friday, shows MCG+07-33-027 — a “starburst” galaxy located roughly 300 million light-years from Earth. As MCG+07-33-027 is seen...

"The Bulk of Habitable Planets in the Universe Have Yet to Be Born" --NASA/Hubble Space Telescope (Today's Most Popular)

A big advantage to our civilization arising early in the evolution of the universe is our being able to use powerful telescopes like Hubble to trace our lineage from the big bang through the early evolution of galaxies. The observational...

Hubble Space Telescope Reveals "The Genesis Planet" --The Oldest Known Planet in the Milky Way (Today's Most Popular)

In 2015, NASA's Hubble Space Telescope precisely measured the mass of the oldest known planet in our Milky Way galaxy. At an estimated age of 13 billion years, the planet is more than twice as old as Earth's 4.5 billion...

Hubble images neutron star at the heart of the Crab Nebula

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

The Hubble Space Telescope has captured an image of the super-dense neutron star at the heart of the famous Crab Nebula. The Crab Nebula resulted from one of the earliest supernovae to be recorded by human beings, and its striking form...Show More Summary

Hubble Space Telescope Captures Pulsating Neutron Star At The Heart Of The Crab Nebula

2 months agoHumor / odd : Geekologie

Note: Larger version HERE if you want to try to count all the aliens (I only spotted four and I'm pretty sure one was dead). This is a photo captured by the Hubble Space Telescope (HST if you're close friends) of the pulsating neutron star (the upper right one of the two in the middle) at the heart of the Crab Nebula. Show More Summary

Hubble Captures a Stunning Image of the Pulsating Neutron Star at the Heart of the Crab Nebula

2 months agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

The Hubble Space Telescope has captured a stunning image of the pulsating neutron star at the heart of the Crab Nebula. The neutron star is incredibly dense, fitting a mass similar to the sun into an area just a few miles across, and it spins 30 times per second. The NASA Hubble Space Telescope snapshot […]

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