Latest Pillars of Creation Stories
In honor of its upcoming 25th anniversary, NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has revisited the site where it captured one of its most iconic images, the three giant columns of cold gas known as the “Pillars of Creation.”
The ‘Pillars of Creation’ is one of the most famous images made with the Hubble Space Telescope. It shows cooler interstellar gases being eroded by intense radiation and wind from nearby massive stars.
In 1995, the Hubble Space Telescope's 'Pillars of Creation' image of the Eagle Nebula became one of the most iconic images of the 20th century. Now, two of ESA's orbiting observatories have shed new light on this enigmatic star-forming region.
Enjoying a frozen treat on a hot summer day can leave a sticky mess as it melts in the Sun and deforms.
Today ESO has released a new and stunning image of the sky around the Eagle Nebula, a stellar nursery where infant star clusters carve out monster columns of dust and gas.
Designed and built by JPL, the Wide Field and Planetary Camera 2 has been the workhorse camera on NASA's Hubble Space telescope's since it was added to the observatory in December of 1993.
Research by astronomers at the Dublin Institute of Advanced Studies suggests that shadows hold the key to how giant star-forming structures like the famous â€œPillars of Creationâ€ take shape.
The landmark 10th anniversary of the Hubble Space Telescope's Hubble Heritage Project is being celebrated with a 'landscape' image from the cosmos.
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