Fourth-graders inquire about life in the universe and how to search for it.
The start of a new calendar year also roughly corresponds to the start of a new orbital year.
The November 2016 astronomy news presentation from the Space Telescope Public Lecture Series
A thin, seemingly delicate bubble of red gas is, surprisingly, the result of a massive stellar explosion.
What if our view of New York City reflected the same commingling of space and time as seen in Hubble's deep field images?
The October 2016 astronomy news presentation from the Space Telescope Public Lecture Series
Our Hubble IMAX short film is now available in 4K UHD digital format that spectacularly showcases the high-resolution imagery.
Deep images of the universe engender deep thoughts on galaxy development.
The September 2016 astronomy news presentation from the Space Telescope Public Lecture Series
50 years after the premiere of the original Star Trek television series, space telescopes are boldy going where no scientists have gone before.
Using the Whirlpool Galaxy and the galaxy cluster Abell 2744, a scientific simulation demonstrates the image distortions of gravitational lensing.
In celebration of Hubble's 25th Anniversary, we not only released an eye-popping star cluster image, but took it into a new dimension with a spectacular visualization.
May 4th is Star Wars Day and a great excuse to discuss the celestial lightsabers of Herbig-Haro Object HH 24.
Einstein's general theory of relativity was proposed a century ago and has been confirmed in many ways. The existence of gravitational waves was the last major unverified prediction of general relativity, until now.
Twenty years later, Hubble revisits the iconic pillars in the Eagle Nebula and reveals new details, new features, and new infrared views.
Through gravitational lensing, one can see the effects of gravity in Hubble images.
The new film "The Martian," by one of my favorite directors, doesn't dissapoint by both theatrical and scientific standards.
Hubble kicked off its 25th anniversary year with two stunning new views of the pillars in the Eagle Nebula.
2015 marks the 25th anniversary of the launch of the Hubble Space Telescope, and we are celebrating the remarkable history, ground-breaking discoveries, and awesome imagery of perhaps the most important telescope ever.
Gravitational lensing takes the common ideas of a glass lens and transforms them to cosmic proportions.