Scientists have discovered the most distant - and oldest - galaxy yet, viewing it just 600 million years after the Big Bang.
The world's most powerful telescope - a ground-based one, no less - has made its first set of observations.
The Hubble Space Telescope celebrates its 20th birthday today with the release of another photo that could come straight from the cover of a 1970s prog rock album.
Astronomers have discovered a planet-like object circling a brown dwarf that appears to have formed much more quickly than was previously thought possible.
Around a quarter of the star clusters in our galaxy sneaked their way in from other galaxies, according to scientists from Swinburne University of Technology in Australia.
There's slow developers everywhere, and the Hubble space telescope has discovered the astronomical equivalent: a group of small, ancient galaxies that have waited 10 billion years to get round to building a large elliptical galaxy.
The latest set of pictures from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope provide the most detailed images yet of Pluto.