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.

NASA's Hubble identifies 'rare type' of supernova companion star
NASA's Hubble identifies 'rare type' of supernova companion star

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has recently discovered a companion star to a rare type of supernova in close orbit after two decades of searching.

Hubble provides best view of merging galaxies in distant Universe
Hubble provides best view of merging galaxies in distant Universe

Astronomers have obtained the best view of merging galaxies in the distant Universe, which took place when the Universe was only half its current age, with the help NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope and other telescopes on the ground and in space.

NASA`s Hubble Space Telescope spots possible `Zombie Star`

A possible ``zombie star`` has been spotted by NASA`s Hubble Space Telescope that may have been left behind after an unusually weak supernova explosion, as revealed by scientists.

Galaxy that acts as cosmic magnifying glass discovered

Using NASA`s Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers have unexpectedly discovered the most distant galaxy that acts as a cosmic magnifying glass.

`Challenges` in quest to find water on Earth-like worlds: Study

A study of unprecedented detail has revealed astonishingly little water on three distant planets, hinting at potential obstacles in the search for Earth-like worlds rich in H2O, astronomers said today.

How supermassive black holes interact with host galaxies

Astronomers have discovered strange and unexpected behavior around the supermassive black hole at the heart of the galaxy NGC 5548.

NASA`s Hubble to begin search for Kuiper Belt object beyond Pluto

The Hubble Space Telescope Time Allocation Committee has recommended using Hubble to search for an object the Pluto-bound NASA New Horizons mission could visit after its flyby of Pluto in July 2015.

NASA`s Hubble captures `most colorful view of the Universe`

NASA`s Hubble Space Telescope has released a comprehensive picture of the evolving Universe - a glimpse of some 10,000 of the 100 billion galaxies spread across space.

Scientists confirm distant galaxy cluster

Researchers have confirmed the presence of an unusually distant galaxy cluster, JKCS 041.

Jupiter`s Great Red Spot `shrinks` to lowest ever measured

Jupiter`s trademark Great Red Spot - a swirling anti-cyclonic storm larger than Earth - has shrunk to its smallest size ever measured.

Scientists uncover planetary disks in NASA`s Hubble archive

Astronomers using NASA`s Hubble Space Telescope have applied a new image processing technique to obtain near-infrared scattered light photos of five disks observed around young stars in the Mikulski Archive for Space Telescopes database.

NASA to take you 10 times farther into our galaxy

Applying a novel technique that can yield new insight into dark energy in space, astronomers can now precisely measure the distance of stars up to 10,000 light-years away - 10 times farther than previously possible.

24-year-old Hubble now able to measure 10 times furtherer into space

Astronomers have come with a new use of NASA`s Hubble Space Telescope, even though it is 24 years old.

India to launch Astrosat in 2015

After the successful launch of Mars Orbiter and two navigation satellites, India is developing an astronomical satellite- Astrosat. This satellite will be used to study stars and other celestial bodies and is expected to launch in 2015.