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Hubble spots celestial lightsaber in a newborn star

The Star Wars universe gets closer to Earth as NASA shares an image of a young star spitting out two jets that look, the space agency says, a lot like a lightsaber right here in our own galaxy.

By 18 December 2015

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Hubble spots mother lode of 250 ancient tiny galaxies

Scientists are getting a peek into the early days after the big bang thanks to Hubble's discovery of a large collection of dwarf galaxies.

By 24 October 2015

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Surprises revealed in new 4K Jupiter close-up by Hubble

The space telescope is taking a close look at the gas giant and finds that a massive wave on the planet seen decades ago wasn't just a fluke.

By 14 October 2015

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Hubble sees the shimmering wings of a space butterfly

The Twin Jet Nebula looks like a cosmic butterfly -- its shining wings glowing with iridescent colors -- in a new Hubble Space Telescope image.

By 27 August 2015

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Hubble sees the lovely Lagoon Nebula sparkling in space

Hubble delivers another visual stunner with a new look at the Lagoon Nebula tucked into the Sagittarius constellation.

By 8 August 2015

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Hubble watches the loneliest galaxy

Away from the companionship of clusters, a lone galaxy peers into the abyss of empty space.

By 11 June 2015

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Hubble telescope observes freaky antics of 'Nasty 1' star

Astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope say the star nicknamed Nasty 1 (Miss Jackson if...) doesn't behave like a typical star of its kind. Hence its bad-boy image and name.

By 22 May 2015

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Happy 25th birthday, Hubble Space Telescope

It almost failed before it had even begun, yet it has far outlived its planned lifespan, becoming a treasure of untold value. Crave talks to some of the engineers who've kept it going.

By 24 April 2015

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Rare Jupiter triple-moon conjunction spotted by Hubble

Three of Jupiter's largest moons gather together to cross the planet's face for a rare astronomical show.

By 6 February 2015

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Hubble revisits 'Pillars of Creation' in gorgeous high-def image

NASA pulls out all the Hubble stops with a fresh look at the unreal columns of gas surrounded by sparkling stars found in the Eagle Nebula.

By 7 January 2015