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Hubble Astronomers Locate Exoplanet With Comet-Like Tail

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According to Hubble scientists the Hubble Space Telescope recently discovered a cloudy conflagration of hydrogen gas around a Neptune-sized exoplanet named GJ 436b. Its atmosphere, which is presently bleeding out into space, has been named “The Behemoth.” Scientists believe that ...

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Successor To Hubble Space Telescope Aims To Find Alien Life

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With the venerable and venerated Hubble Space Telescope reaching the 25th anniversary of its launch into orbit this year,it’s successor is being prepped for action by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. While it will succeed the Hubble once it’s finished being ...

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Supernova Explodes Again And Again

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According to a new supernova report by Dr. Patrick Kelly of the University of California, Berkeley published yesterday in the journal Science, a team of astronomers monitoring the Hubble Telescope witnessed a supernova destroy, rebuild and destroy itself four times. ...

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Ghost Light From Dead Stars For Halloween

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Halloween is here and even NASA is in the spirit of All Hallow’s Eve as they have reported the discovery of  ghost light from stars that died 4 billion years ago. Through the use of the Hubble Space Telescope astronomers ...

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Comet Siding Spring Makes a Close Call With Mars, Captured by Hubble

Hubble captures jaw-dropping view of a comet, making an incredibly close flyby of Mars

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The comet Siding Spring passed nearly 87000 miles from Mars on October 19, which was captured by the Hubble Space Telescope and this helped in giving a composite image of this comet while it made a buzz past Mars as ...

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Hubble Telescope Reveals Supermassive Black Hole in Smallest Dwarf Galaxy

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With new imagery from the Hubble space telescope, astronomers have found a supermassive black hole at the center of one of the universe’s smallest known dwarf galaxies, raising questions about some of our theories of how the universe was formed. ...

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