An international team of astronomers recently discovered a fainter, older galaxy using the most extreme case of the gravitational microlensing technique to date
The James Webb Space Telescope just emerged from 3 months of vacuum-chamber testing, another milestone on the road towards its deployment next year
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Using data from the Hubble Frontier Fields program, a team of astronomers has produced a study that indicates how globular clusters could be the remnants of dwarf galaxies from the early Universe.
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Since its deployment in 1990, the Hubble Space Telescope has given us some of the richest and most detailed images of our Universe. Many of these images were taken while observing a patch of sky located in the Fornax constellation between September 2003 and January 2004. This region, known as the Hubble Ultra Deep Field […]
An international team of scientists recently used the Hubble space telescope to spot a unique binary asteroid that behaves like a comet in in the Main Asteroid Belt.
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New observations of WASP-12b conducted with the Hubble Space Telescope reveal that the planet’s sun-facing side “eats light”.
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A new study by an international team of scientists has revealed that modern galaxy shapes may be the result of early galaxies swelling with new stars
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A new study by an international team of astronomers indicates that the outermost planets of the TRAPPIST-1 system could still have significant amounts of water.
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The complex multilayered sunshield that will protect the delicate optics and state of the art science instruments of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) is now fully installed on the spacecraft bus in California, completing another major milestone on the path to launch, NASA announced.