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New observations by the Hubble Space Telescope (HST) have found a planet that is secretly being consumed by its own star.
New imaging spectrograph eliminates aberrations present in existing instruments. Trenton, New Jersey (PRWEB) May 21, 2012 Princeton Instruments is pleased
The new and highly sensitive Cosmic Origins Spectrograph aboard the Hubble Space Telescope has discovered a strong ultraviolet-wavelength absorber on Pluto's surface, providing new evidence that points to the possibility of complex hydrocarbon and/or nitrile molecules lying on the surface.
New observations by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope are expanding astronomers' understanding of the ways in which galaxies continuously recycle immense volumes of hydrogen gas and heavy elements.
New instrument shows the gaseous halos of galaxies are much larger and more massive than the distribution of stars within the galaxy.
The Milky Way will have the fuel to continue forming stars, thanks to massive clouds of ionized gas raining down from its halo and intergalactic space.
If you think global warming is bad, 11 billion years ago the entire universe underwent, well, universal warming.
Astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have confirmed the existence of a baked object that could be called a "cometary planet."
WASHINGTON, July 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have confirmed the existence of a baked object that could be called a "cometary planet." The gas giant planet, named HD 209458b, is orbiting so close to its star that its heated atmosphere is escaping into space.
SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- NASA's Hubble Space Telescope (HST), built and integrated at the Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) Space Systems facility in Sunnyvale, was launched 20 years ago aboard Space Shuttle Discovery, on April 24, 1990, ushering in a new golden age of astronomy.
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