A week or two after a NASA spacecraft slammed into an asteroid, scientists have spotted something unexpected: The space rock has grown two tails.
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope launched in 1990 and has taken some of the most stunning photographs of the universe around us.
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The Hubble Space Telescope observed the aftermath of astronomers' first-ever neutron star collision and measured how fast the jet produced traveled.
Warm-colored clouds surround the young star at the center of a recently published image from the Hubble Space Telescope.
Astronomers have combined observation from the James Webb and Hubble space telescopes to get a better grasp of how interstellar dust obscures the view of distant galaxies.
An odd shield of supercharged gas protects dwarf galaxies from being ripped apart by the gravitational pull of the Milky Way, 30 years' worth of observations by the Hubble Space Telescope reveal.
The James Webb Space Telescope and its older counterpart Hubble photographed the impact of NASA's asteroid-smashing DART probe into the space rock Dimorphos on Monday (Sept. 26).
NASA, SpaceX and Hubble officials will hold a press conference today (Sept. 29) to discuss "potential commercial space opportunities for NASA science missions," and you can listen live.
When NASA's DART mission slams itself into an asteroid called Dimorphos, three different science spacecraft will be trying to watch the action.
An intermediate spiral galaxy called NGC 1961 was photographed by NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope, revealing gorgeous spiral arms and glittering, blue regions of bright young stars.
Using data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory, Hubble Space Telescope and recently retired Spitzer Space telescope, astronomers traced the timeline of a supernova explosion called SNR 0519.
The early universe experienced a rapid "baby boom" of star formation. Now clues collected from a stellar nursery in the Small Magellanic Cloud could hint at the conditions that caused it.
A new photo from the Hubble Space Telescope captures a dwarf irregular galaxy called NGC 1156, which boasts a unique structure unlike most other galaxies.
New observations from ALMA and Hubble show the after-effects of a galactic merger — a tremendous 'tail' of gas and stars extending from a massive early galaxy.
A sequence of videos compares the views of the spectacular Phantom Galaxy, also known as M74, captured by the James Webb Space Telescope and its predecessor Hubble.
A new image from the Hubble Space Telescope captures a star-studded cluster in the constellation Sagittarius.
Astronomers have long considered Betelgeuse a candidate for a long-overdue supernova within our galaxy. Yet the red supergiant appears to be recovering following a mysterious 2019 event.