6/3/2008STScI-2008-2131.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)
1/10/2008STScI-2008-0132.Circumstellar Dust Takes Flight in 'The Moth'
What superficially resembles a giant moth floating in space is giving astronomers new insight into the formation and evolution of planetary systems. This is not your typical... (More)
1/10/2008STScI-2008-0433.Hubble Finds Double Einstein Ring
The Hubble Space Telescope has revealed a never-before-seen optical alignment in space: a pair of glowing rings, one nestled inside the other like a bull's-eye pattern. The double-ring... (More)
5/28/2007STScI-2007-1936.Hubble Photographs Grand Design Spiral Galaxy M81
The sharpest image ever taken of the large "grand design" spiral galaxy M81 is being released today at the American Astronomical Society Meeting in Honolulu, Hawaii. A spiral-shaped... (More)