6/3/2008STScI-2008-2121.White Dwarf Lost in Planetary Nebula
Call it the case of the missing dwarf. A team of stellar astronomers is engaged in an interstellar CSI (crime scene investigation). They have two suspects, traces of assault... (More)
5/22/2008STScI-2008-2322.New Red Spot Appears on Jupiter
In what's beginning to look like a case of planetary measles, a third red spot has appeared alongside its cousins — the Great Red Spot and Red Spot Jr. — in the turbulent... (More)
4/24/2008STScI-2008-1627.Cosmic Collisions Galore!
Astronomy textbooks typically present galaxies as staid, solitary, and majestic island worlds of glittering stars. But galaxies have a dynamical side. They have close encounters that sometimes... (More)
4/10/2008STScI-2008-1728.Hubble Pinpoints Record-Breaking Explosion
Peering across 7.5 billion light-years and halfway back to the Big Bang, NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has photographed the fading optical counterpart of a powerful... (More)