Researchers use Hubble Telescope to reveal cloudy weather on alien world

Weather forecasters on exoplanet GJ 1214b would have an easy job. Today's forecast: cloudy. Tomorrow: overcast. Extended outlook: more clouds.

NASA's Hubble shows link between stars' ages and their orbits

Astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have determined the orbital motion of two distinct populations of stars in an ancient globular star cluster, offering proof they formed at different times and providing a rare look back into the Milky Way galaxy's early days.

Hubble telescope threads the Needle galaxy

NASA’s Hubble space telescope has snapped an exceptionally detailed image of the spiral galaxy NGC 4565, aka the Needle Galaxy.

Hubble telescope spots a compact blue dwarf

The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has captured a stellar view of the dwarf galaxy UGC 5497, which looks somewhat like salt sprinkled on black velvet in the image below. 

Hubble spots celestial swan and butterfly

NASA’s Hubble telescope has captured a breathtaking image of planetary nebula NGC 7026. 

NASA's Hubble telescope detects ancient supernova

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has detected the weak glow of a star that exploded more than 9 billion years ago.

NASA’s Hubble telescope maps dark matter

NASA scientists are using data collected by the Hubble Space Telescope to map the distribution of dark matter in 25 massive clusters of galaxies.