Hubble Space Telescope

The Universe Is 'Missing' 80% Of Its Light

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 11.07.2014 | UK Tech

If there's one thing we know about the universe, is that there are huge swathes of it that we don't understand -- in fact, most of it we can't even se...

LOOK: This Is The Deepest-Ever View Of An Ancient Galaxy Cluster

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

A dramatic new picture of young, distant galaxies in deep space has been revealed. The European Space Agency and Nasa produced the images of some o...

Space Has A New Final Fontier

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

Nasa has set a new record for the most distant galaxy yet discovered. The galaxy - named somewhat prosaically "z8_GND_5296" - was spotted using the...

What Colour Are Exoplanets?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.07.2013 | UK Tech

The rate at which scientists are discovering exoplanets has rocketed in recent years yet we still now very little about them. Because of the distan...

Hubble Telescope Reveals 'Cosmic Penguin' As Two Galaxies Collide In Space

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 21.08.2013 | UK Tech

A dramatic picture of two galaxies colliding with each other in deep space has earned the nickname "the Cosmic Penguin". Taken by the European Spac...

Rare Star Alignment May Open Up Search For Our Nearest Alien Neighbours

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 04.08.2013 | UK Tech

A rare alignment of stars will give scientists the chance to find the closest alien world to our Solar System. Astronomers around the world are cur...

First Detailed Glimpse Of Comet 'Brighter Than Full Moon'

The Huffington Post UK | Christopher York | Posted 24.04.2013 | UK Tech

A comet that could be as bright as the full Moon when it passes Earth this November has been pictured in detail for the first time. Comet ISON was ...

Hubble Telescope Captures 'Sparkling Pink' Ring Galaxy

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 18.05.2013 | UK Tech

Nasa and the European Space Agency have captured a rare picture of a 'ring galaxy' far off in deep space. The galaxy - ZWII28 - was captured by the...

PIC: Hubble Photographs Galactic 'Space Invader'

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 05.05.2013 | UK Tech

Nasa has photographed a space invader. Sort of. In fact it's found - with the help of its Hubble Space Telescope - a galaxy that looks a bit like o...

LOOK: Oldest Galaxy Ever Discovered Pictured 13.3 Billion Light Years Away

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 15.01.2013 | UK Tech

Astronomers have taken a photograph of the most distant galaxy ever discovered. Combining images from the Hubble and Spitzer space telescopes the r...

Nasa Unveils Startling Picture Of 'Garden-Sprinkler Nebula'

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 11.12.2012 | UK Tech

Scientists at Nasa and the European Space Agency have unveiled a startling new picture of a planetary nubula. The picture, taken by the Hubble Spac...

PICS: Nasa Unveils The Deepest View Of The Universe Ever Captured

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 25.11.2012 | UK Tech

Nasa and the European Space Agency have unveiled the deepest view of the universe ever captured. The portrait was assembled using 10 years of data ...

PICTURES: The Oldest Stars In The Galaxy

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 01.10.2012 | UK Tech

Nasa has revealed a new picture of the oldest stars in the galaxy. The Hubble Space Telescope captured the shot of what appears to be thousands...

Hubble Finds 'Celestial Snow Angel' In Deep Space

Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.12.2011 | UK Tech

The nice thing about an infinite space such as, for instance, the one in which we live, is that you can find basically anything if you look hard e...