7/17/2012STScI-2012-286.Why Is Earth So Dry?
With large swaths of oceans, rivers that snake for hundreds of miles, and behemoth glaciers near the north and south poles, Earth doesn't seem to have a water shortage. (More)
1/10/2008STScI-2008-018.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)
1/6/2003STScI-2003-0215.Hubble Reveals Complex Circumstellar Disk
NASA Hubble Space Telescope's new Advanced Camera for Surveys (ACS) has given astronomers their clearest view yet of the dust disk around a young, 5-million-year-old star. (More)
6/2/1999STScI-1999-2118.Hubble Picture Adds to Planet-Making Recipe
The Hubble telescope has snapped a nearly face-on view of a swirling disk of dust and gas surrounding a developing star called AB Aurigae. The image, taken in visible... (More)
5/17/1991STScI-1991-0828.Artist's Illustration of Beta Pictoris Gas Disk
This is an artist's concept of the near stellar environment of the star Beta Pictoris. This illustration is based upon recent observations made with the Goddard High Resolution... (More)