Using the Hubble Space Telescope, a team of astronomers recently imaged the most distant star ever seen in a distant galaxy cluster
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The Hubble has detected a massive dust cloud 150 billion miles across around the young star HR 4796A.
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A new survey performed by the SHoES team using Hubble has confirmed that the Universe is in an accelerated rate of expansion.
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Hubble images track the demise of an enormous storm in Neptune’s atmosphere. Rather that expiring in a flash of atmospheric glory, the storm is slowly just fading away.
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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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The most powerful space telescope ever built will have to wait on the ground for a few more months into 2019 before launching to the High Frontier and looking back nearly to the beginning of time and unraveling untold astronomical secrets on how the early Universe evolved – Engineers need a bit more time to complete its incredibly complex assembly and testing here on Earth.
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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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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL – Today marked the end of an era for NASA as the last of the agency’s next generation Tracking and Data Relay Satellites (TRDS) that transmit the critical science data and communications for the Hubble Space Telescope and human spaceflight missions to the International Space Station, successfully rocketed to orbit this morning, Fri. Aug 18 from the Florida Space Coast.
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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.
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A recent study by a team of astronomers, using data provided by Hubble, has provided the best evidence to date of a stratosphere around an exoplanet.
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