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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
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.

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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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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...

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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...

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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?...

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