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Posts tagged Hubble Space Telescope

June 9, 2017

 

From NASA: The entire galaxy essentially acts as an astronomical laser that beams out microwave emission rather than visible light (hence the ‘m’ replacing the ‘l’).

IRAS 16399-0937, The Megamaser Galaxy

What's the difference between a maser and a laser?

September 23, 2015

 

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An Ocean on Jupiter’s Moon Ganymede 

Measuring data from the Hubble telescope, NASA has discovered a salt-water ocean on Jupiter's largest moon beneath layers of ice.

May 29, 2015

 

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Ancient Milky Way Explosion  

The Hubble telescope digs up the Milky's Way star-crossed past.

May 14, 2015

 

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New Neighborhood Galaxy

Astronomers discovered KKs3, a dwarf galaxy that neighbors the Milky Way!

October 15, 2013

 

This Hubble Space Telescope image shows Globular Star Cluster 47 Tucanae.

Measuring The Ages Of Globular Star Clusters

Astronomers have found a new and more accurate way to measure the ages of huge groups of stars called globular clusters.

July 20, 2012

 

Exoplanet Hunters at La Silla, Chile.

Scientists Are Discovering New Exoplanets Every Week

Did you know it seems we're discovering a new exoplanet every week?

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