The first stars may have formed much earlier than scientists thought
It may have been just 250 million years after the Big Bang.
Hubble flies through the Milky Way's 'raucous star nursery'
Hubble space telescope spots the farthest known star
It's 100 times farther away than the previous record.
Hubble provides the cosmic background to a dark French opera
NASA's James Webb telescope is one step closer to launch
The telescope has undergone rigorous testing ahead of its launch next year.
Early universe 'fireworks' challenge notions of how stars form
The ancient cosmos may have been packed with tiny star incubators.
Stars can turn into black holes without a supernova
Our assumptions about star death might be misguided.
Hubble telescope spots 'runaway' black hole
The black hole, shot out of a distant galaxy, is the first of its kind.
Hubble spots kamikaze comets plunging into a nearby star
The comets could help us understand the formation of our own solar system.