12/4/2007STScI-2007-424.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)
8/7/2003STScI-2003-217.Too Close for Comfort
This Hubble Space Telescope view of the core of one of the nearest globular star clusters, called NGC 6397, resembles a treasure chest of glittering jewels. The cluster is located 8,200 light-years... (More)
7/10/2003STScI-2003-198.Oldest Known Planet Identified
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope precisely measured the mass of the oldest known planet in our Milky Way galaxy. At an estimated age of 13 billion years, the... (More)
6/24/1992STScI-1992-1811.Merger of Two White Dwarf Stars
This artist's illustration shows three steps in the merger of a pair of white dwarf stars. The illustration depicts how planets may form around massive... (More)