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09.26.16
NASA observes possible water geysers on Europa
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NASA observes possible water geysers on Europa

The observation appears to confirm earlier sightings of water spewing from Jupiter's moon.

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09.25.16
Hubble study helps explain the heyday of galaxy formation
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Hubble study helps explain the heyday of galaxy formation

Gas-heavy galaxies were creating plenty of stars billions of years ago.

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05.30.16
Faintest known galaxy could shed light on the early universe
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Faintest known galaxy could shed light on the early universe

Scientists have discovered a very tiny galaxy from 13 billion years ago.

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01.25.16
Hubble shows some of the galaxy's biggest, brightest stars
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Hubble shows some of the galaxy's biggest, brightest stars

Some are so intense that they'll go supernova within a few million years.

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

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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.

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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.

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