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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 September 8, 2014

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Hubble captures breathtaking picture of dark and light nebulae

Hubble has captured a stunning photo of a baby star in close proximity to both a light nebula and a dark nebula overlapping.

By September 1, 2014

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Hubble discovers 'zombie star' haunting the universe

Astronomers discover what could be a supernova survivor, a white dwarf star that may have defied a fiery death.

By August 7, 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 June 3, 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 March 17, 2014

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What happens when Hubble has a bad day

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.

By February 5, 2014

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Hubble finds unseen galaxies with new super-deep photos of the universe

NASA's Hubble telescope has taken its deepest ever picture of a cluster of galaxies, revealing some of the faintest and youngest galaxies ever detected.

By January 7, 2014

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19 of Hubble's best views of the mysteries of space (pictures)

First imagined in the 1940s, designed in the 1970s, and built in the 1980s, the Hubble Space Telescope was launched on April 25, 1990 and has explored our universe as never seen before.

19 Images By April 25, 2013

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Hubble spies water vapor plumes on Jupiter's Europa

Jupiter's moon Europa appears to be venting off water vapor plumes that may be connected to a hidden ocean.

By December 13, 2013

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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 December 4, 2013