Astronomers have pieced together Hubble data to observe a collision between knots of matter in the jet of a supermassive black hole for the first time.
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.
Astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti captures a series of stills of an aurora borealis from the ISS. Those images of the light show get turned into an amazing time-lapse video.
An intriguing photo taken from the International Space Station finds fishing boats far below looking a lot like a cluster of stars.
The distance to a super-bright galaxy has been exactly calculated, setting a 13-billion light-year record as the most distant galaxy ever seen (that we know of).
We all know the belly-shaking sound of lightning, but now scientists have visually captured its sound waves for the very first time.
The sun engaged in some spectacular celestial fireworks this week when an enormous solar filament erupted out into space.
The space probe has spent the past four years collecting and beaming back data from the planet closest to the sun.
Data from the Very Large Telescope in Chile suggests that it would be more appropriate to call the Eagle Nebula's famous gas formation the "Pillars of Destruction."
To celebrate the 25th birthday of the Hubble telescope, check out this stunning visualisation of a flight through a nebula, the place where stars are born.