With the Hubble Space Telescope's successor, the James Webb Space Telescope, on schedule to reach outer space in 2018, taking Hubble's place as NASA's premier eye in the sky, it seems appropriate to look back on what may become Hubble's most enduring legacy: its stunning images. Besides the huge amo Full story
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Astronomer Joe Liske tells the story behind the Hubble Space Telescope's observations of stellar jets in a "Hubblecast" presented by the European Space Agency's Hubble team.
The Hubble Space Telescope has found the most distant galaxy ever seen. NBC's Brian Williams reports.
An artistic interpretation of imagery from the Hubble Space Telescope gives you the feeling that you're flying through the Carina Nebula. (Red-blue glasses are required for the 3-D effect.)
When a star like our Sun uses up all of the hydrogen in its core, it becomes what is called a "planetary nebula." During this stage, the star begins to cool and expand, increasing its radius by tens to hundreds of times its original size. Eventually, the outer layers of the star are swept away by a
The sun-approaching Comet ISON floats against a seemingly infinite backdrop of numerous galaxies and a handful of foreground stars in this April 2013 composite image from the Hubble Telescope. REUTERS/NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritage Team /Handout via Reuters
This image of Comet ISON was captured by the Hubble Space Telescope on April 30, when the comet was about 400 million miles from Earth