The Archives: Hubble's Mission of Discovery

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10 May 2004: In a preliminary analysis of new data, astronomers say they may have imaged a planet outside our solar system for the first time by using a tricky new method and the Hubble Space Telescope.

14 April 2004: When astronomers announced the discovery last month of Sedna, the most distant known object in the solar system, they were nearly certain it had an unseen satellite. New observations by the Hubble Space Telescope find no moon, however.

20 February 2004: Recent Hubble Space Telescope images of distant exploding stars add further confirmation to the permanence of a mysterious, repulsive force called dark energy that appears to dominate the universe.

25 June 2002: From Hubble Space Telescope pictures to the vocabulary used to describe the stars, astronomers and the media are coloring our universe, and they've been doing it for decades.

13 May 2002: Hubble has made unexpected contributions in characterizing other worlds and developing solar systems, places where researchers are eager to look for signs of life.

30 April 2002: The images range from depicting sheer cosmic beauty, in classic Hubble style, to the surprise finding of thousands of distant and previously invisible galaxies.

19 February 2002: Where the majestic structures of starlit gas and dust now soar into space, marking the architecture of a stellar womb, nothing but a few stars and black emptiness will reign in less than a million years.

27 November 2001: Astronomers announced today the first detection of an atmosphere around a planet orbiting another star, a critical first step in understanding the skies above planets outside our solar system.

01 February 2001: Adam Frank could not contain his enthusiasm when we gave him an advance look at a Hubble Space Telescope image of a nebula called Mz3. "Whoa! Man. Look at that. Wow! That's amazing." Does Adam Frank enjoy what he does? "Oh, yeah."

News

Hubble Finds Farthest Galaxies Strangest Yet

Hubble: I Spy a Black Eye

New Hubble Photo of Rampant Star Birth

Hubble Spies Space Sprinkler System

Hubble Chronicles Mysterious Outburst with 'Eye-Popping' Pictures

Incredible Shrinking Planet May Become Liquid Lava World

Hubble & Chandra Combine for Gorgeous Galaxy Photo

Hubble Photographs 'Coolest' Place in the Universe

Striking New Close-up of Dumbbell Nebula

New Hubble Pic Poses Question: Where are All the Farthest Galaxies?

Disturbed Youth: Hubble Finds Galaxy in the Making

New Hubble Image of 'Little Ghost Nebula'

Hubble Confirms Middleweight Black Holes Exist

Image of a Rosy Nebula

Hubble Captures Celestial Wheel Within a Wheel

Hubble Photographs Space Hamburger

Space Fireworks: Hubble Photographs Nature's Own Celebration

First Pictures from Hubble Telescope's Revived Infrared Camera

Hubble Space Telescope Helps Pin Down Beginning of Time

Blaze of Star Formation Seen in New Hubble Picture

New Hubble Image: Old Equipment Produces Another Beauty

Hubble Finds Backward Galaxy

Seasons Greetings, Hubble Style

Tricks of Light: Hubble Gets New View of a Galaxy

Painting With Light: New Hubble Image

Clues to Star Collisions in New Hubble Image

Hubble Image Shows Rotten Egg Nebula

Hubble Nebula Image Reveals Existence of Theoretical Phenomena

Blowing Bubble Seen By Hubble

Warped Galaxy Devours Neighbor, Spawns New Stars

White Dwarf Sends Ripples Through Red Spider Nebula

Hubble Spies Galactic Collision

Glowing Rings Found Common To All Magnetic Stars

Hubble Unveils Double Star Cluster in Nearby Galaxy

Distant Swollen Stars Spotted by Hubble Telescope

Hubble Views Mars at its Closest to Earth

Hubble Surprise: Baby Stars Clean House Quickly

Happy Birthday to Me: Hubble Celebrates with Horsehead Photo

Hubble Spots Mysterious Flash of Light on Jupiter

Hubble and Kitt Peak Take Combined Look into the Heart of a Galaxy

Nearby Stellar Nursery Birthing Massive Stars

Clues to Galactic Crash in New Hubble Image

'Barred' Spiral Galaxy Pic Highlights Stellar Birth

Hubble Captures Image of 'Perfect Edge' of Distant Galaxy

Clues to Early Universe in Three New Hubble Images

Hubble Captures Galaxies in Cosmic Connection

Hubble Sees Huge Stellar Nursery in Nearby Galaxy

Hubble: Moons Dance in Jupiter's Eerie Aurora

Star Strips Dust from Cloud in New Hubble Image

Galaxies Collide, Stars Are Born

Hubble Images Show Birth and Death in Stellar Nursery

Hubble Special Report

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