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The universe is expanding even faster than we thought

Posted on 06/03 21:49 in Shows | 0

The universe is a very big place, and science has proven that it’s only getting bigger as time goes on.Based on the newly published data, it’s happening even faster than we thought.

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Celestial fireworks: Hubble observes firestorm of new star formation in an old galaxy

Posted on 06/30 18:28 in Shows | 0

The infusion of gas into a young galaxy could cause it to become lopsided as star formation picked up faster on one end.Researchers from Vassar College used Hubble’s Wide Field Planetary Camera 3 to observe and analyze some of the few nearby tadpole galaxies like Kiso 5639 in order to confirm this accretion-induced star formation.

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Hubble spots vibrant auroras on Jupiter, gets another 5 years in service

Posted on 07/06 22:45 in Shows | 0

The development of the Hubble Space Telescope stretches all the way back to the 1970s.Today, Hubble is still sending back incredible images of galaxies, nebulae, and the auroras on Jupiter.

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This week in space: dark matter, exoplanets, galactic superclusters, and a Dragon

Posted on 07/22 16:40 in Shows | 0

” This week marks the 47th anniversary of the first moon landing.Do you know any moon landing denialists?

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Hubble uses gravitational lens to look back at the early universe

Posted on 07/22 17:50 in Shows | 0

The field of galaxies in the center of the image above is known as Abell S1063, which is about 4 billion light years away.This creates a natural lens, through which Hubble can look to get a clearer view of objects on the other side.

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Astronomers discover a ‘starving’ supermassive black hole at the center of a galaxy

Posted on 09/15 20:42 in Shows | 0

What happens when a black hole falls on hard times?An international team of astronomers have found a black hole that’s rapidly getting dimmer, and they think it’s starving.

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Astronomers discover true nature of ‘giant space blob’

Posted on 09/21 12:33 in Shows | 0

We’ve been staring at the first such blob, called Lyman-Alpha blob 1 or LAB-1 for short, since we found it in 2000.The discovery hinges on the resolving power of the ALMA interferometer.

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There may be 10 times more galaxies in the universe than we thought

Posted on 10/17 14:09 in Shows | 0

But a new analysis of Hubble Telescope data indicates that astronomers might have vastly underestimated the scale of the universe.There may actually be 10 times more galaxies in the universe than we previously thought.

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Scientists plan to aim the world's most powerful telescopes at the 'alien megastructure star'

Posted on 10/28 20:18 in Shows | 0

That’s the idea behind SETI, and also the huge new alien-hunting Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical Telescope (FAST) in China.Even the scientists who work on the big radio telescopes acknowledge the odds are long.

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NASA completes construction of the James Webb Space Telescope

Posted on 11/03 14:31 in Shows | 0

The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) comes up a lot when we talk about the very boundaries of our understanding of the cosmos.For more than a quarter century, the Hubble Space Telescope has been our best window to the wider universe, but it can only do so much.

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The 25 best Hubble Space Telescope images

Posted on 12/05 16:37 in Shows | 0

The Hubble Space Telescope has been silently hovering above Earth for over 25 years, but it’s still returning spectacular images of the cosmos.Most of the famous Hubble images were taken with the Wide Field and Planetary Camera 2 (WFPC2), and the Wide Field Camera 3 (WFC3).

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