Space Telescope Science Institute

February 9, 2019

Something Is Not Quite Right In the Universe, Ultraprecise New Measurement Reveals

Something isn’t quite right in the universe. At least based on everything physicists know so far. Stars, galaxies, black holes and all the other celestial objects […]
January 14, 2019

Astronomers foresee long future for Hubble

SEATTLE — Despite a recent problem with one of its instruments, managers of NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope are confident that the mission can continue to operate […]
February 21, 2017

NASA to Host News Conference on Discovery Beyond Our Solar System

NASA will hold a news conference at 1 p.m. EST Wednesday, Feb. 22, to present new findings on planets that orbit stars other than our sun, […]
December 18, 2015

Star Wars-style lightsaber spotted in space by Nasa

Nasa has spotted a huge lightsaber cutting through space, in an area of space clouds where new stars are born. The agency has released images of […]
September 23, 2015

Scientists Capture Video Of Exoplanet 63 Light Years Away

University of Toronto released this video earlier this month. It’s made from a series of images captured between November 2013 and April 2015, and it shows […]
September 7, 2015

Triton—Neptune’s Moon

Triton, the son of Poseidon (the Greek equivalent of the Roman God Neptune) in mythology, is the largest of the thirteen moons of Neptune that have been discovered.  It was discovered […]
July 16, 2014

Humans Will Prove ‘We Are Not Alone In The Universe’ Within 20 Years

Cambridge, Mass. (CBS CONNECTICUT) – NASA predicts that 100 million worlds in our own Milky Way galaxy may host alien life, and space program scientists estimate that […]
June 17, 2014

NASA Hubble to Begin Search Beyond Pluto for a New Horizons Mission Target

After careful consideration and analysis, the Hubble Space Telescope Time Allocation Committee has recommended using Hubble to search for an object the Pluto-bound NASA New Horizons […]
April 5, 2013

Incredibly old supernova could explain EVERYTHING

NASA’s Hubble telescope has spotted the most distant massive star explosion of its kind ever, one which could help boffins understand the very fabric of the […]