Hubble telescope shows the sparkling side of a spiral galaxy

A new Hubble Space Telescope image of a spiral galaxy shows sparkling stars, including a couple that snuck into the foreground. The telescope captured UGC 11537, a galaxy 230 million light-years away in the constellation Aquila; the galaxy sits at almost 10 times the distance to the spectacular Andromeda Galaxy (M31) that is just barely … Read more

Hubble takes amazing photos of the Prawn Nebula and a newborn star

By Gege Li Photograph Hubble Space Telescope These two spectacular images are some of the most recent shots of our solar system snapped by the Hubble Space Telescope. Its goals include investigating celestial bodies, such as planets and stars, and probing how our universe is evolving. Nasa, Esa, And J. Tan (Chalmers University Of Technology) … Read more

5 Things to Know About The James Webb Space Telescope Before It Launches

The James Webb Space Telescope, the most powerful¬†space observatory ever built, is finally set for launch in late December after decades of waiting. An engineering marvel, it will help answer fundamental questions about the Universe, peering back in time 13 billion years. Here are five things to know. ¬† 1. Giant gold mirror The telescope’s … Read more