6/18/2015STScI-2015-2011.Hubble Sees the 'Teenage Years' of Quasars
Quasars are the light fantastic. They are the brightest beacons in the universe, blazing across space with the intrinsic brightness of one trillion suns. Yet the objects... (More)
6/10/2015STScI-2015-2312.Lonely Galaxy 'Lost in Space'
This magnificent spiral galaxy is at the edge of what astronomers call the Local Void. The Local Void is a huge volume of space that is at least 150 million light-years across that doesn't... (More)
4/2/2015STScI-2015-1315.Hubble Finds Phantom Objects Near Dead Quasars
In 2007, Dutch schoolteacher Hanny van Arkel discovered a never-before-seen ghostly structure near a galaxy, while she was participating in an online amateur scientist project... (More)
1/29/2015STScI-2015-0418.Hubble Spies a Loopy Galaxy
At first glance, galaxy NGC 7714 resembles a partial golden ring from an amusement park ride. This unusual structure is a river of Sun-like stars... (More)