News Release Archive:

News Release 299 of 1051

April 22, 2010 10:00 PM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-2010-13

Starry-Eyed Hubble Celebrates 20 Years of Awe and Discovery


Video: Hubble: Two Decades of Discovery (1990-2010)

HubbleSite works better when you install the latest Flash Player for your browser and enable JavaScript.

Top astronomers who have worked on the Hubble Space Telescope over the past 20 years talk about their major discoveries that were made possible only with a spaceborne observatory. The 12-minute look at Hubble's top findings includes: galaxy evolution, dark matter, the age of the universe, black holes, extrasolar planets, and dark energy.

Credit: NASA and M. Estacion (STScI)

Selected still images from this video (click to enlarge):

Release Videos

Hubble: Two Decades of Discovery (1990-2010) Running Time: 11 minutes 38 seconds
3-D Trip into the Carina Nebula Running Time: 30 seconds
Hubble 20th Anniversary Carina Nebula Video (Pan) Running Time: 1 minute 15 seconds