2/26/2014STScI-2014-1362.Hubble Monitors Supernova in Nearby Galaxy M82
This is a Hubble Space Telescope composite image of a supernova explosion designated SN 2014J in the galaxy M82, at a distance of approximately 11.5 million light-years... (More)
2/4/2014STScI-2014-1265.Kepler Finds a Very Wobbly Planet
Imagine living on a planet with seasons so unpredictable you would hardly know what to wear: Bermuda shorts or a heavy overcoat! That's the situation... (More)
11/21/2013STScI-2013-5379.Infant Galaxies Merging Near 'Cosmic Dawn'
Astronomers using the combined power of NASA's Hubble Space Telescope and the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) telescope have discovered a far-flung... (More)
10/17/2013STScI-2013-4286.Comet ISON Appears Intact
A new image of the sunward plunging Comet ISON taken by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope on October 9, 2013, suggests that the comet is intact despite some predictions that the fragile icy nucleus... (More)
8/29/2013STScI-2013-3593.Hubble Sees a Cosmic Caterpillar
This light-year-long knot of interstellar gas and dust resembles a caterpillar on its way to a feast. But the meat of the story is not only what this cosmic caterpillar... (More)
8/22/2013STScI-2013-3294.Hubble Takes Movies of Space Slinky
The universe is so big, and it takes so long for most celestial objects to change, that it is rare a telescope can catch something in motion. (More)
8/8/2013STScI-2013-2796.Hubble Finds Source of Magellanic Stream
Astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have solved a 40-year mystery on the origin of the Magellanic Stream, a long ribbon of gas stretching nearly halfway... (More)
7/25/2013STScI-2013-3198.Galaxies, Comets, and Stars! Oh My!
In this Hubble Space Telescope composite image taken in April 2013, the sun-approaching Comet ISON floats against a seemingly infinite backdrop of numerous galaxies and a handful... (More)