Tag: Hubble Telescope

Hubble Captures Image Of Star That Survives Supernova Explosion

The Hubble telescope managed to capture an image of a star that survived a supernova explosion. The star was part of a binary star system in which its companion exploded.

Space May 9, 2018

Hubble Space Telescope Captures 10-Billion-Year-Old ‘Relic’ Galaxy Close To Milky Way

The Hubble Space Telescope has captured a photo of a relic galaxy that’s hovering pretty close to the Milky Way. Here’s why it’s being called a case of ‘arrested development.’

Space March 13, 2018

Astronomers Use Improved Hubble Telescope To Measure Expansion Rate Of The Universe

The universe is expanding at a faster rate, and astronomers have updated the measurements using the improved Hubble Telescope. However, there is a need to determine what causes the discrepancies of the Hubble Constant.

Space February 24, 2018

NASA’s Hubble Telescope Spots Distant Galaxies That May Need Guarding

A newly released image from NASA Hubble telescope reveals that a huge cluster of galaxies called Abell 370, has an array of galaxies guarding it and is useful in studying far-flung galaxies by its gravitational lensing property.

Space May 5, 2017

Astrophysicists Trying To Make Sci-Fi A Reality With James Webb Space Telescope

The new Webb Space Telescope will be replacing Hubble Space Telescope and will help astrophysicists look into the formation of stars happening 13 billion light years away to gain knowledge about the universe's formation.

Space March 7, 2017

Mars Lost Liquid Water From Escape Of Hydrogen Through Atmospheric Route, Says Study

A new study by researchers at the University of Colorado has attributed erosion of liquid water from the surface of Mars to accentuated escape rate of hydrogen from the upper atmosphere of the Red Planet.

Space February 10, 2017

NASA, Hubble Capture Images Of Cosmic Megamaser Radiating Intense Microwaves

The latest images released by Hubble Space Telescope have brilliantly captured the inner turbulence of a Megamaser located 370 million light-years away from Earth. Unlike masers of regular galaxies, megamasers are 100 million times brighter and emit intensely strong microwave radiations.

Space January 4, 2017

NASA James Webb Space Telescope Now Complete: World's Largest Space Telescope Set For 2018 Launch

A major milestone in NASA's James Webb Telescope has been achieved: the telescope portion is now complete. The spacecraft has been in development for the past 20 years.

Space November 3, 2016

Hubble Telescope Captures Eerie Glow, Still-Beating Heart Of A Dead Star

The Hubble Space Telescope has discovered a real 'tell-tale heart' in space, 6,500 light-years from Earth. The stellar relic is embedded in the center of the Crab Nebula.

Space October 28, 2016

NASA, Hubble Capture Sun-Like Star’s Colorful End

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has captured colorful images of a dying star. The sun-like heavenly body was seen peeling off gas layers while spewing mass in many directions.

Space September 26, 2016

Special Snowflake Galaxy: Hubble Captures Image Of NGC 6814

The Hubble telescope captured an image of a spiral galaxy, NGC 6184. The 'special snowflake' galaxy belongs to the Seyfert class of galaxies known for their X-ray radiation source.

Space May 16, 2016

NASA Releases A Full Map Of Jupiter In New Video

The global map is the most detailed view of Jupiter, to date. It may provide essential information about its climate.

Space October 14, 2015

Hubble Space Telescope Captures Veil Nebula In Its Amazing Glory

The Hubble telescope has captured stunning images of the Veil Nebula, a shimmering set of plasma from a star that exploded in a supernova around 8,000 years ago.

Space September 29, 2015

NASA Nicknames Star Nasty 1: Here's What Makes It So... Nasty

Using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers have discovered new information on a star nicknamed Nasty 1. The behavior of the Wolf-Rayet star has not been seen in the Milky Way before.

Space May 23, 2015

Jupiter's Moon Ganymede Is Hiding A Vast Saltwater Ocean Under Its Crust

The Hubble Space Telescope may have found the best evidence yet for a vast underground ocean on Ganymede.

Space March 13, 2015

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