Hubble gets best view of debris disk distorted by planet

 Astronomers have used NASA's Hubble Space Telescope to take the most detailed edge on picture to date of a large disk of gas and dust encircling the 20 million-year-old star Beta Pictoris.

Mysterious giant clouds spotted on Mars
Mysterious giant clouds spotted on Mars

 Mysterious cloud-like plumes seen reaching high above the surface of Mars have puzzled scientists studying the atmosphere of the Red Planet.

Hubble Space Telescope captures a smiley face galaxy

The Hubble Space Telescope has captured what appears to be a smiling galaxy cluster thanks to an effect known as strong gravitational lensing.

Hubble captures rare triple-moon conjunction

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has captured the rare occurrence of three of Jupiter's largest moons - Europa, Callisto and Io - racing across the banded face of the gas-giant planet.

Hubble catches rare three moon-parade in front of Jupiter
Hubble catches rare three moon-parade in front of Jupiter

NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has recently captured a rare triple moon transit of Jupiter.

Hubble spots massive ring made of stars caused by gigantic galactic collision

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has recently observed a massive ring made of stars in space caused by the gigantic galactic collision.

NASA's Dawn captures 'sharpest images' ever seen of Dwarf Planet Ceres
NASA's Dawn captures 'sharpest images' ever seen of Dwarf Planet Ceres

NASA's Dawn spacecraft has recently captured the sharpest images ever seen of the Dwarf Planet Ceres, it has been revealed.

New space telescope concept may provide 1k times sharper images than Hubble

New space telescope concept may provide 1,000 times sharper images than Hubble Space Telescope, it has been reported.

Hubble telescope captures sharpest image of Andromeda galaxy ever

NASA's Hubble Space telescope has managed to capture a portion of the Andromeda galaxy (M31) which is the sharpest large composite image ever taken of our galactic next-door neighbor.

Milky Way drove core winds at 2 million miles per hour post 'titanic eruption' millions of years ago
Milky Way drove core winds at 2 million miles per hour post 'titanic eruption' millions of years ago

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has found that the heart of our Milky Way galaxy underwent a titanic eruption, driving gases and other material outward at 2 million miles per hour 2 million years ago.

Hubble captures high-definition images of Eagle Nebula's 'Pillars of Creation'

The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has revisited the famous Eagle Nebula's Pillars of Creation and has captured high-definition images.

NASA's Hubble spots distant galaxy 60 million light years away from Earth
NASA's Hubble spots distant galaxy 60 million light years away from Earth

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has recently spotted a galaxy estimated to be over 60 million light years away from the Earth.

Milky Way's new tiny, isolated dwarf neighbour galaxy found
Milky Way's new tiny, isolated dwarf neighbour galaxy found

Astronomers have recently spotted a new neighbor for Milky Way galaxy, a tiny and isolated dwarf galaxy almost 7 million light years away

New method developed to calculate magnetic field of distant 'exoplanet'
New method developed to calculate magnetic field of distant 'exoplanet'

 Scientists have recently developed a new method that can help in estimating magnetic field of a distant exoplanet.

NASA's Hubble finds young galaxies on track to becoming `red and dead`
NASA's Hubble finds young galaxies on track to becoming `red and dead`

 Astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope and Chandra X-ray Observatory have uncovered young, massive and compact galaxies that are dying earlier than expected.

Star debris reveal unseen planetary system
Star debris reveal unseen planetary system

The largest and most sensitive visible-light imaging survey of dusty debris disks around other stars point towards an unseen planetary system that could be quite chaotic, astronomers who did the survey using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope reported.

NASA's Hubble spots distant galaxy 13bn light-years away
NASA's Hubble spots distant galaxy 13bn light-years away

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has recently spotted a diminutive object that is estimated to be over 13 billion light-years away; this is supposed to be one of the farthest, faintest, and smallest galaxies ever seen.

NASA spots Kuiper Belt targets for Pluto mission

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has uncovered three Kuiper Belt objects (KBOs) the agency's New Horizons spacecraft could potentially visit after it flies by Pluto in July 2015.

Scientists reveal weather map, trace water on exoplanet
Scientists reveal weather map, trace water on exoplanet

Using the NASA Hubble Space Telescope, a team of scientists including an Indian-origin researcher has made the most detailed map ever of the temperature of an exoplanet's atmosphere and traced the amount of water it contains.

More Hubble observation time goes to men: Study

In a disturbing trend, an internal Hubble Space Telescope (HST) study has found that in each of the past 11 observation proposal cycles, applications led by male principal investigators had a higher success rate than those led by women.