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Stunning 'eye of the serpent' spotted by Hubble in spiral arms of a galaxy in the Hydra constellation
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Stunning 'eye of the serpent' spotted by Hubble in spiral arms of a galaxy in the Hydra constellation

Only half of all the known spiral galaxies have a central bar-like structure, including NGC 2835 and our Milky Way galaxy.

New findings in dark matter physics could prompt brand-new model of the 'real' universe
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New findings in dark matter physics could prompt brand-new model of the 'real' universe

The discovery, some experts think, might 'signal a gap' in the current understanding of dark matter and its properties.

NASA's Hubble telescope captures dreamy 'veil-like' edge of Cygnus supernova blast wave
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NASA's Hubble telescope captures dreamy 'veil-like' edge of Cygnus supernova blast wave

The star, 20 times larger than our Sun, went supernova between 10,000 and 20,000 years ago, and its shockwave is still expanding at a rate of around 350 kilometers per second, the space agency said

Puzzling dimming of Betelgeuse's brightness could be due to supernova, study suggests
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Puzzling dimming of Betelgeuse's brightness could be due to supernova, study suggests

The mystery has enthralled skywatchers since the star began to lose brightness, and fast, in October 2019.

Space 'fireworks' highlight the violent birth of a star cluster in ALMA, Hubble image
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Space 'fireworks' highlight the violent birth of a star cluster in ALMA, Hubble image

The cluster of stars itself is located in the Carina region of our galaxy, about 8000 light-years away.

Hubble telescope finds crucial clues about planet formation by studying star cluster Westerlund 2
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Hubble telescope finds crucial clues about planet formation by studying star cluster Westerlund 2

Stars that reside in the centre of a cluster would have lesser chances of forming planets while the chances of planet formation are higher in the outer layers.

NASA allows you see what the Hubble Telescope might've seen in the universe on your birth date
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NASA allows you see what the Hubble Telescope might've seen in the universe on your birth date

People will be able to see inner regions of faraway galaxies, close ups of planets, nebulas, the nuclei of comets and more with this feature.

NASA renames its next-generation space telescope — WFIRST — after ‘Mother of Hubble’ Nancy Grace Roman
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NASA renames its next-generation space telescope — WFIRST — after ‘Mother of Hubble’ Nancy Grace Roman

She is credited for the Hubble Space Telescope and convinced NASA and the US Congress launching the world's most powerful space telescope was a priority

Hubble Space Telescope captures sharpest images of the disintegration of the comet Atlas
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Hubble Space Telescope captures sharpest images of the disintegration of the comet Atlas

The comet was discovered on 29 December last year by the ATLAS robotic astronomical survey system.

Cosmic Reef: NASA releases an image of a blazing starbirth to mark Hubble's 30th birthday
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Cosmic Reef: NASA releases an image of a blazing starbirth to mark Hubble's 30th birthday

Hubble has been placed in space to observe the most distant stars and galaxies, as well as planets in our solar system.

NASA's longest living observatory — Hubble space telescope celebrates its 30th birthday
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NASA's longest living observatory — Hubble space telescope celebrates its 30th birthday

Hubble is the first major optical telescope to be placed in space and has an unobstructed view of the universe.

Hubble peers deep into the universe, finds 'missing link' evidence of mid-sized black hole
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Hubble peers deep into the universe, finds 'missing link' evidence of mid-sized black hole

Black holes are extreme environments and are a testing ground for the laws of physics and our understanding of how the Universe works.

NASA/ESA celebrates Hubble telescope completing 30 years with 13 spectacular gems from space
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NASA/ESA celebrates Hubble telescope completing 30 years with 13 spectacular gems from space

These images are the lesser-known images captured by the NASA/ESA collaborative telescope.

Hubble captures what may be the largest spiral galaxy in our local universe
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Hubble captures what may be the largest spiral galaxy in our local universe

The UGC 2995 galaxy is as large as you can make a disk galaxy without hitting anything else in space.

Super-puffs: New class of exoplanets seen by Hubble have the density of cotton candy
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Super-puffs: New class of exoplanets seen by Hubble have the density of cotton candy

This new class of exoplanets has the lowest density of any planets discovered outside of our solar system.

ESA's Cheops too look for habitable exoplanets: Where and when to watch the launch
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ESA's Cheops too look for habitable exoplanets: Where and when to watch the launch

Cheops, to be launched on Soyuz-Fregat rocket, is a new telescope whose name stands for CHaracterising ExOPlanet Satellite.

Astronauts conduct 'bypass surgery' on $2 bn cosmic ray detector, on ISS
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Astronauts conduct 'bypass surgery' on $2 bn cosmic ray detector, on ISS

Four spacewalks are needed to fix the spectrometer that will hunt for dark matter and antimatter for 8 ½ years.

NASA renames ice world, visited by New Horizon, 'Arrokoth' after Nazi-link backlash
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NASA renames ice world, visited by New Horizon, 'Arrokoth' after Nazi-link backlash

The planet was named Ultima Thule after a mythical European land that is beyond the borders of the known world.

Hubble spots football shaped carbon molecules in area beyond the solar system
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Hubble spots football shaped carbon molecules in area beyond the solar system

The carbon atoms is one of the three identified compounds that are found in the interstellar medium.

Scientists find 1,800 supernovae, may help measure the rate the universe expands
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Scientists find 1,800 supernovae, may help measure the rate the universe expands

A supernova is an exploding star that reached the end of its life and is sometimes brighter than the Sun.