3/17/2016STScI-2016-105.Hubble Unveils Monster Stars
An international team of astronomers using the ultraviolet capabilities of NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has identified nine monster stars with masses over... (More)
1/28/2016STScI-2016-047.Monstrous Cloud Boomerangs Back to Our Galaxy
The old adage "what goes up must come down" even applies to an immense cloud of hydrogen gas outside our Milky Way galaxy. First discovered in the 1960s, the comet-shaped... (More)
6/18/2015STScI-2015-2017.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-2015-2318.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)