Messier 90 belongs to a vast collection of more than 1,200 galaxies known as the Virgo Cluster, which has a diameter of 15 million light-years.
These early stars may have blown up in a more violent and asymmetric fashion than previously thought.
It's confirmed: The universe is expanding 9 percent faster than expected.
The asteroid is located around 214 million miles from the Sun.
Pulsars are some of the strangest objects in the universe.
The cluster, around 4 billion light-years from Earth, contains hundreds of individual galaxies.
Nebulae are vast interstellar clouds of dust and gas.
The image features around 15,000 galaxies, the oldest of which dates back to 11 billion years ago.
The new technique will enable astronomers to study the properties of astronomical objects in much greater detail than was possible before.
The study has proved the theory holds beyond the Milky Way.
Researchers used cameras on board the Hubble Space Telescope to capture ultraviolet and visible pictures of the nearby galaxies.
Helium is the second most common element in the universe, but more than a decade of searching for the gas in the atmospheres of exoplanets has proven unsuccessful, until now.
"These lenses are amazing cosmic telescopes."
The fireworks are taking place about 350 million light-years away.
The dust could be evidence of evolving infant exoplanets.
A magic trick turns the universe into a giant magnifying glass.
The ancient embryonic galaxy existed just 500 million years after the start of the universe.
It's a lot more hectic in the heart of our galaxy than scientists thought.
Scientists predict that the tiny moon will be destroyed within 30 to 50 million years.
The galaxy in question appears as it was 11 billion years ago, just 2.7 billion years after the Big Bang.
Einstein predicted that gravity and light could be used to calculate the mass of a star. But he never thought scientists could actually do it.