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Massive New Telescopes To Be The Largest In The World

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 11.12.2015 | Science

Science is about to enter a new age of cosmic discovery -- one with massive telescopes capable of looking back to the very beginning of time and,...

Stunning Jupiter Video Reveals Mysterious New Red Spot Feature

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 10.14.2015 | Science

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NASA's Hubble Telescope Captures Stunning Images of Veil Nebula

The Huffington Post | Nadya Agrawal | Posted 10.05.2015 | Science

NASA has released detailed images of a star that exploded approximately 8,000 years ago, and it looks like neon silk. The Veil Nebula, captured by th...

Hubble Telescope Spies A Cosmic 'Butterfly'

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 08.27.2015 | Science

Who knew that there are "butterflies" in deep space? A new image taken by the Hubble Space Telescope shows the bipolar planetary nebula PN ...

Hubble Spies Dying Star's Final 'Moments'

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 07.31.2015 | Science

In the quarter-century that it's been eyeing the cosmos, the Hubble Space Telescope has taken some pretty spectacular photos. But few are as dramatic...

Unique Star System Shines in Milky Way

Tom Edathikunnel | Posted 05.27.2015 | Science
Tom Edathikunnel

The Hubble Telescope has uncovered new clues surrounding a star's behavior never before seen in the Milky Way. Titled NaSt1, the giant star raised awareness due to its bright appearance and unusual nature, which represents a brief transitory period in the evolution, and eventual demise, of massive star systems.

Happy Birthday, Hubble: Seeing the Universe in a New Light

Kimberly K. Arcand | Posted 06.25.2015 | Science
Kimberly K. Arcand

If you are at all interested in astronomy, chances are you've already heard that the Hubble Space Telescope is celebrating its 25th anniversary this week. What some people may not know is that Hubble is one of four siblings, so to speak.

Gorgeous 'Pillars Of Creation' Shine In New Hi-Def Hubble Photos

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 01.07.2015 | Science

Twenty years after it snapped one of the most iconic space photos ever, NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has revisited the "pillars of creation" in new h...

Gender Bias Seen In Space Telescope Review Process

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 09.23.2014 | Science

Research shows that sexism remains a problem for female scientists here on Earth, and a disturbing new study suggests it may also exist in space--at l...

Huge 'Hole' Discovered In Tiny Galaxy Brimming With Stars

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 09.19.2014 | Science

Talk about big things coming in little packages! Astronomers using data from the Hubble Space Telescope say they've discovered a ginormous black hole ...

LOOK: Stars Shine Bright Like Diamonds In New Hubble Image

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 08.15.2014 | Science

Holy Hubble! It's been almost 25 years since the Hubble Space Telescope was deployed in 1990, but the orbiting observatory keeps sending exciting n...

Are 'Zombie Stars' The Key To Cosmic Mystery? | Charles Q. Choi | Posted 08.07.2014 | Science

The most powerful stellar blasts in the universe may not always destroy stars in explosive supernovas as scientists had thought, but instead leave be...

WATCH: These Giant Galaxies Are Merging | Mike Wall | Posted 07.15.2014 | Science

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has spotted a strange celestial "string of pearls" wrapped around the hearts of two merging elliptical galaxies. The c...

WATCH: Ancient 'Starbursts' Shine Light On Early Universe | Kelly Dickerson | Posted 06.19.2014 | Science

Brilliant bursts of star formation in distant dwarf galaxies seen by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope could reveal new information about the early hist...

Universe's Expansion Calculated WIth Unprecedented Accuracy | Nola Taylor Redd | Posted 06.18.2014 | Science

Scientists studying more than 140,000 extremely bright galaxies have calculated the expansion of the universe with unprecedented accuracy. The dista...

Space Telescope Helps Solve Mystery Of Massive 'Burnouts' | Megan Gannon | Posted 02.09.2014 | Science

Using data from the Hubble Space Telescope and other observatories, astronomers are learning why some massive galaxies hit their peak young and quit...

PHOTOS: Spooky Star Factory Seen In Unprecedented Detail | Miriam Kramer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science

WASHINGTON — New views from the Hubble Space Telescope are revealing the spooky-looking Tarantula Nebula in never-before-seen detail. The Tarantul...

LOOK: Galaxy Spied By Space Telescope Is Beautiful But Rare | Clara Moskowitz | Posted 08.01.2013 | Science

A mysterious spiral of doom — okay, just a spiral-shaped galaxy — has been captured in a new image by the Hubble Space Telescope. The object bel...

LOOK: Iconic Nebula NOT Shaped Like Bagel After All, Astronomers Say

Posted 05.24.2013 | Science

By: Tariq Malik Published: 05/23/2013 05:10 PM EDT on The iconic Ring Nebula may seem like just a stunning circle of wispy interstellar ...

WATCH: Remarkable Nebula Photo Marks Hubble's 23rd Anniversary

Posted 04.20.2013 | Science

By: Mike Wall Published: 04/19/2013 02:03 PM EDT on NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has snapped a spectacular new image of an iconic nebula...

Galaxy's 'Cannibal' Past Revealed By Space Telescope

Posted 02.27.2013 | Science

By: Mike Wall Published: 02/27/2013 10:19 AM EST on The Milky Way's far outer reaches may harbor a shell of stars left over from a lon...

Hubble's Universe

Terence Dickinson | Posted 01.09.2013 | Science
Terence Dickinson

Hubble has been as big a revolution as was the first telescope built by Galileo in 1610. It has profoundly changed our view of the universe and our place in it. Now, 22 years into its life, it has outperformed even the most optimistic predictions of its builders.

Stellar Mystery Has Scientists Scanning Old Photos

Posted 10.02.2012 | Science

By: Clara Moskowitz Published: 10/02/2012 01:57 PM EDT on In a forensic twist on astronomy, scientists turned sleuths are trying to tr...

GLORIOUS: New Hubble Photo Captures Nebula Up Close

The Huffington Post | Samreen Hooda | Posted 08.14.2012 | Science

New images from the Hubble Telescope are always cause for excitement, and today's massive shot of the Tarantula Nebula is no exception. The nebula, lo...

Movie Academy Journeys to Mars and (Far) Beyond at Sold-Out Event

Jonathan Handel | Posted 09.10.2012 | Entertainment
Jonathan Handel

"What's anything without a trip to Mars?," asked NASA's Eric De Jong Tuesday night on stage at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. No ...