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How the Hubble telescope captures the colour out of space

The Hubble can only take images in black and white. Does this mean its gorgeous full-colour photos are "fake"? Well, actually... no.

By 9 September 2014

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Hubble telescope shows incredibly colorful view of evolving universe

NASA assembles a comprehensive picture of the universe, and it could go a long way toward teaching us how stars are formed.

By 4 June 2014

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This $382 telescope attaches to your iPhone 5

For people who like dropping big bucks on phone accessories, the iPhone 5 Astronomical Telescope will turn your smartphone into a window on the universe.

By 29 May 2014

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Incredible moon photo snapped with HTC One, homemade telescope

A homemade binocular telescope, an HTC One, and 700 hours of work went into taking a single, spectacular moon shot. The photographer shares his secrets.

By 25 March 2014

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Stunning star factory captured by Hubble telescope

To celebrate Hubble's 24th birthday, the space agency released the infrared-light images of "a churning region of star birth" that is just 6,400 light-years from Earth.

By 18 March 2014

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NASA's Kepler space telescope spots 'wobbly' new planet

The new planet, known as Kepler-413b, has an extremely irregular orbit that seems to move up and down. It also has no surface to stand on.

By 5 February 2014

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Hubble telescope spots signs of water on five planets

Two studies suggest distant worlds have atmospheres with water, but some aren't places you'd want to visit anytime soon.

By 5 December 2013

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Telescopes fire lasers into space in awesome time-lapse video

The observatories at Hawaii's Mauna Kea send beams into the heavens in this gorgeous recording by Sean Goebel.

By 10 October 2013

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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

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NASA finds 'Mighty Mouse' pulsar brighter than 10 million suns

The discovery of a new unusually bright dead star leads astronomers to question assumptions about a type of cosmic radiation -- and pulsars themselves.

By 9 October 2014