Hubble shows some of the galaxy's biggest, brightest stars
Some are so intense that they'll go supernova within a few million years.
NASA installs the first mirror on the Hubble's replacement
When complete, the James Webb space telescope is expected to exceed the Hubble's power by an order of magnitude.
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.
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.
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...
Researchers find new 'most distant' galaxy in the universe
Peering through the voids of space is a lot like time travelling: the deeper we gaze into a seemin...
Scientists spot runaway galaxies
It's well established that runaway stars and planets are a cosmic reality, but runaway galaxies?...
Hubble turns 25: The past, present and future
Today, 25 years ago, Hubble finally left Earth aboard the Space Shuttle Discovery after decades of...
NASA proves that Jupiter's biggest moon is hiding an ocean
NASA has long suspected that Jupiter's biggest moon, Ganymede, has a subsurface ocean, but that's...