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11.25.15
NASA installs the first mirror on the Hubble's replacement
11.25.15

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.

By A. Tarantola,   11.25.15
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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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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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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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05.06.15
Researchers find new 'most distant' galaxy in the universe
05.06.15

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...

By A. Tarantola,   05.06.15
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04.27.15
Scientists spot runaway galaxies
04.27.15

Scientists spot runaway galaxies

It's well established that runaway stars and planets are a cosmic reality, but runaway galaxies?...

By J. Fingas,   04.27.15
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04.24.15
Hubble turns 25: The past, present and future
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04.24.15

Hubble turns 25: The past, present and future

Today, 25 years ago, Hubble finally left Earth aboard the Space Shuttle Discovery after decades of...

By M. Moon,   04.24.15
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03.13.15
NASA proves that Jupiter's biggest moon is hiding an ocean
03.13.15

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...

By M. Moon,   03.13.15
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03.09.15
The Big Picture: A far-away supernova split into four
03.09.15

The Big Picture: A far-away supernova split into four

Gravity can play a lot of tricks with light, and we're not just talking about black holes. Take t...

By J. Fingas,   03.09.15
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