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Black hole observed devouring a star

An international team of astronomers has witnessed an "extremely rare" event: a black hole eating a star then ejecting a near light-speed flare.

By November 29, 2015


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 October 23, 2015


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 October 13, 2015


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 August 26, 2015


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 August 7, 2015


Hubble watches the loneliest galaxy

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

By June 11, 2015


Hubble wows with stunning space images (pictures)

Swirling nebulae, galactic gas clouds and sparkling galaxies have all come under the Hubble Space Telescope's watchful eye, generating some of the most spectacular views of space ever seen.

11 Images By January 6, 2015


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 May 21, 2015


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 April 24, 2015


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 February 5, 2015