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Gravity in space produces a cosmic grin

Hubble has taken a photo of what seems to be a smiling cartoon face in the depths of space -- an effect produced by a phenomenon known as gravitational lensing.

By 10 February 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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The lovely 'ghost' of a dying star

As a white dwarf in the final throes of its life span, a dying star throws off a nebula known poetically -- if not entirely accurately -- as the 'Ghost of Jupiter'.

By 3 February 2015

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Evidence of a galactic cannibal

An image captured by the Hubble telescope shows a galaxy in the process of being devoured by a bigger galaxy nearby.

By 2 February 2015

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Rockets glow against Alaska aurora in brilliant NASA image

The Northern Lights in Alaska provide a ghostly backdrop for a dramatic image of rockets launching into the early-morning sky.

By 31 January 2015

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Fly through 100 million stars with 4K video of NASA Andromeda image

A video fly-through of a high-definition image of the Andromeda Galaxy helps put the vastness of the universe in perspective.

By 8 January 2015

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NASA finds tiniest galaxy has 'supermassive' black hole

The agency's Hubble Space Telescope spots one of the smallest galaxies ever discovered -- with a giant black hole at its core.

By 18 September 2014

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Hubble spots stellar nurseries in swirling spiral galaxy

Hubble has captured a new image of barred spiral galaxy NGC 986, located in the heart of the constellation Fornax.

By 24 November 2014

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Bazinga! 'The Big Bang Theory' gets official Lego set

The results are in! Nerds and birds are the big winners in the latest official Lego approvals with "The Big Bang Theory" and Lego Birds Project to be new official sets.

By 11 November 2014

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The explosive beauty of a dying star

A beautiful image captured by the Hubble telescope shows in glorious detail the contours of the Butterfly Nebula.

By 14 October 2014