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.
Even the great Hubble telescope doesn't get it right all of the time. But when it messes up, the results are almost as cool.
Jupiter's moon Europa appears to be venting off water vapor plumes that may be connected to a hidden ocean.
Two studies suggest distant worlds have atmospheres with water, but some aren't places you'd want to visit anytime soon.
NASA's Hubble telescope has snapped some of the first pictures in visible light of Comet ISON, which may become one of the brightest we've ever seen from Earth.
Artist Sergio Albiac is creating a crowdsourced series of starry-eyed portraits reconstructing faces out of images from space.
This new image puts the famous hydrogen-dust cloud in an ethereal light, revealing the horse rearing its head above cosmic whitecaps.