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12.07.15
Hubble spots faint galaxy with 'natural magnifying glass'
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Hubble spots faint galaxy with 'natural magnifying glass'

'Tayna' existed just 400 million years after the big bang.

By S. Dent,   12.07.15
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10.20.15
The majority of Earth-like planets haven't been born yet
10.20.15

The majority of Earth-like planets haven't been born yet

Astronomers believe that the universe is simply too young for Earth-like planets to be common.

By J. Fingas,   10.20.15
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10.13.15
Hubble's 4K images prove Jupiter's Great Red Spot is shrinking
10.13.15

Hubble's 4K images prove Jupiter's Great Red Spot is shrinking

NASA has released the first images from its Outer Planet Atmospheres Legacy program.

By M. Moon,   10.13.15
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10.06.15
The Hubble Telescope's breathtaking views of space
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10.06.15

The Hubble Telescope's breathtaking views of space

A brief survey of the stunning images Hubble has captured in space over the last 25 years.

By B. Steele,   10.06.15
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09.25.15
Hubble captures a fantastical view of the Veil Nebula
09.25.15

Hubble captures a fantastical view of the Veil Nebula

This image was taken by Hubble's Wide Field Camera 3.

By M. Moon,   09.25.15
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08.27.15
The Big Picture: A nebula with the grace of a butterfly
08.27.15

The Big Picture: A nebula with the grace of a butterfly

The Hubble Space Telescope team has captured a stunning snapshot of the Twin Jet Nebula's unique patterns.

By J. Fingas,   08.27.15
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07.25.15
Earth's orbiting observatories and their literally awesome images
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07.25.15

Earth's orbiting observatories and their literally awesome images

While other missions tour the solar system, high powered space observatories gaze into the cosmos from Earth's orbit.

By J. Turi,   07.25.15
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06.29.15
The Big Picture: Nitrogen-rich star left a beautiful corpse
06.29.15

The Big Picture: Nitrogen-rich star left a beautiful corpse

A small minority of enormous stars explode in a fiery supernova after they run out of fuel and col...

By S. Dent,   06.29.15
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06.01.15
The Big Picture: Hubble peeks at the Milky Way's densest star cluster
06.01.15

The Big Picture: Hubble peeks at the Milky Way's densest star cluster

Some parts of space are a little more crowded than others. The Arches Cluster, located 25,000 ligh...

By N. Summers,   06.01.15
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