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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 Mar. 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 Feb. 5, 2014

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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 Dec. 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 Dec. 4, 2013

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Hubble captures possible 'comet of the century'

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.

By Apr. 24, 2013

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Your face, made from Hubble images

Artist Sergio Albiac is creating a crowdsourced series of starry-eyed portraits reconstructing faces out of images from space.

By Jul. 19, 2013

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Hubble captures Horsehead nebula in stunning infrared

This new image puts the famous hydrogen-dust cloud in an ethereal light, revealing the horse rearing its head above cosmic whitecaps.

By Apr. 21, 2013

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Hubble finds new moon around Neptune that Voyager missed!

The new moon is about one hundred million times fainter than the faintest star that can be seen with the naked eye.

By Jul. 15, 2013

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Hubble telescope spots Space Invader in space

The Hubble Space Telescope takes a gander at a faraway cluster of galaxies and snaps a picture that looks suspiciously like a Space Invaders villain.

By Mar. 5, 2013

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New treasures from outer space as Hubble shoots up a storm

Circling above the Earth at 17,500 miles per hour, the Hubble Space Telescope has been photographing the heavens for two decades. Here are some of its latest pictorial treasures.

12 Images By Mar. 16, 2013