The blue bursts of hot young stars

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has captured a stunning image illustrating the blue bursts of hot young stars.

Merry Christmas from planetary nebula NGC 5189

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has snapped a striking picture of planetary nebula NGC 5189.

Star clusters age differently

Much like their human equivalents, scientists have found that not all star clusters age at the same rate.  

The smoky light of planetary nebula NGC 7354

The lonesome planetary nebula NGC 7354 is often overlooked because it is located in a relatively vacant region of space approximately 4,200 light-years away.

The violent star formation of dwarf galaxies

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has managed to capture an image of the faint irregular galaxy NGC 3738, which astronomers describe as a starburst galaxy. 

NGC 7090 is an active star-forming galaxy

NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has captured an image of galaxy NGC 7090. The galaxy is viewed edge-on from the Earth, meaning astronomers are unable to easily see the spiral arms, which are full of young, hot stars.

Gravitational lens helps solve mystery of dark energy

Using a galaxy cluster as a magnifying lens, an international team of astronomers has used the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope to examine distant regions of the universe.

Hubble 3D movie opens in Imax theaters this week

The Hubble Space Telescope is the unlikely star of a new Imax film, eclipsing even its narrator, Leonardo DiCaprio.

Hubble captures Saturn's northern and southern lights

The Hubble space telescope has for the first time snapped the flickering aurorae that light up both of Saturn's poles.