1/10/2008STScI-2008-01291.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-2008-04293.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)
12/18/2007STScI-2007-45295.Mars: Closest Approach 2007
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope took this close-up of the red planet Mars when it was just 55 million miles – 88 million kilometers – away. This color image was assembled from a series of exposures... (More)
12/4/2007STScI-2007-42299.How White Dwarfs Get Their 'Kicks'
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope is providing strong evidence that white dwarfs, the burned-out relics of stars, are given a "kick" when they form. The sharp vision of Hubble's Advanced... (More)