Tag: Pillars of creation

Hubble Telescope Spots Smoking Gun Of Newborn Star

Hubble captures an image of the Herbig–Haro objects, the so-called smoking gun of a newborn star. These objects disappear into nothingness within a few tens of thousands of years.

Space February 23, 2019

Magnetic Fields Detected In 'Pillars Of Creation' Shed Light On How Stars Form

Subtle magnetic fields were discovered in the Pillars of Creation, a structure of cosmic dust and gas that form part of the Eagle Nebula. What does the discovery tell about star formation?

Space June 10, 2018

New 3D Images Reveal That 'Pillars Of Creation' May Disappear Into Nothingness

Scientists are saying 'The Pillars of Creation' may soon become 'The Pillars of Destruction,' based on evidence of erosion observed in new images.

Space May 2, 2015

The Pillars Of Creation Are Even More Impressive In 3D

Why are astronomers now saying The Pillars Of Creation should be known as The Pillars of Destruction? A new 3D map reveals new information about the nebula.

Space April 30, 2015

Hubble Captures Rare Moment Of Triple Galilean Moon Transit Across Jupiter

With some stroke of luck, the Hubble Space Telescope managed to capture an image of three of Jupiter's biggest moons transiting across its face, a rare phenomenon that occurs only once to twice in a decade.

Space February 6, 2015

Amazing 'Pillars of Creation' Photo by Hubble Shows How Beautiful Our Universe Is

To celebrate its 25th anniversary in April this year, NASA's Hubble Space Telescope captured new images of the Pillars of Creation, which was originally featured in an iconic photo the space telescope took in 1995.

Space January 6, 2015

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