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"We are not alone": How James Webb Telescope is hunting down alien worlds
We have found over 5,000 exoplanets so far outside of our solar system, and the James Webb Telescope will help scientists find planets with atmospheres.
NASA reveals never-before-seen images of "early universe"
The new images reveal "little dots" in the background that are all galaxies, according to Rebecca Larson, one of the scientists involved in the findings.
Webb Space Telescope Image Stirs Excitement as NASA Teases More Photos
"We are going to be able to answer questions that we don't even know what the questions are yet," said NASA Administrator Bill Nelson.
Radio Signals Detected Coming From Dead Star Nearly 3B Light Years Away
The strange object, described in the journal Nature, sends out a beam of radiation that crosses our line of sight.
In the Stars: 1,700 New Asteroids Found in Old Files
Astronomers have unearthed traces of more than 1,700 new asteroids found by the Hubble Space Telescope but hidden in its files for 20 years.
Most Tilted Black Hole Ever Could Change What We Know About How They Form
The black hole is stealing material from a companion star, in a process that could show how black holes get a kick from supernova explosions that form them.
How to See the Photo NASA's Hubble Telescope Took on Your Birthday
Will you see colliding galaxies, the rings of Saturn or the shadow of a slotted spoon like one TikTok user saw in a video viewed over 7.2 million times
Galaxies Look Like 'Star Trek' Ship in Incredible Hubble Telescope Photo
In what was described as a "happy coincidence," the galaxies appear to have merged into the shape of the USS Enterprise.
How Fast NASA's James Webb Space Telescope Is Traveling, Where It's Going
Webb is the largest and most powerful space observatory ever built, promising to revolutionize our understanding of the universe.
When NASA's James Webb Telescope Will Be Operational, Release Images
The James Webb Space Telescope is the most powerful humanity has ever launched into space.
NASA's Webb Telescope Checks Another Successful Marker 500K Miles Away
After the fifth and final layer of sunshield was tight and secure, ground controllers celebrated, cheering and bumping fists.
How to Watch Livestream of NASA's James Webb Telescope Moving Through Space
The telescope will be tracked across the sky in January as it heads to its final destination, from where it will look further back in time than ever before.
Follow NASA's Countdown to Launch of James Webb Space Telescope
The groundbreaking $10 billion telescope is set to launch on an Ariane 5 rocket on Christmas Day and will enable astronomers to see further back in time than ever before.
What Next for Iconic Hubble Telescope as James Webb Poised for Launch
Hubble has given us some of the most breathtaking space images ever, and its successor, James Webb, will be able to peer even deeper into the cosmos.
NASA's Successor to Hubble Telescope Ready to Launch, Head 1 Million Miles
NASA will launch the James Webb Space Telescope on Friday, then it will travel and prepare for six months before beginning work.
NASA Announces James Webb Space Telescope Launch Date
About 100 times more powerful than Hubble, it will allow humans to look deeper into the universe than ever before.
Scientists Are Puzzled by Planet 9, the Potential Missing Planet
A source of speculation since the 19th Century, a new study may reignite the debate about a planet that could be lurking at the edge of our Solar System.
Hubble Spots Superhot Shockwave Coming From Running Man Nebula
The blast from deep space, known as a Herbig-Haro object, is thought to have come from a newborn star.
NASA Photo Shows Dark 'Hole in the Sky' Nebula That Absorbs Starlight
The black cloud of gas and dust may look lifeless, but researchers think it could actually be home to baby stars.
David and Goliath Battle Between Galaxies Could End With One Cannibalized
The duel between the galaxies, 22 million light-years from Earth, resembles a violent encounter in the Milky Way's distant past that could have shaped it.
Rare Video Shows Jupiter Being Smashed Into by Huge Space Rock
The enormous gas giant was pummelled by an asteroid or comet, and astronomers captured it in a snapshot via telescope.
James Webb Telescope Launch Date As Observatory Arrives at Lift-Off Site
The telescope is "a colossal achievement, built to transform our view of the universe and deliver amazing science," NASA administrator Bill Nelson said.
Most Distant Cosmic Explosion May Have Been Photobombing Russian Space Junk
Scientists think a flash of light from a distant galaxy may have just been light reflected by rocket debris.
Galaxy Looks Like Molten Ring Due to Phenomena Predicted by Einstein
The galaxy, which is 9.4 billion light-years from Earth, appeared to the Hubble Space Telescope as a cosmic illusion known as an Einstein Ring.
What To Know About James Webb Telescope As Launch Date Set
The telescope will enable humans to look further back in time than ever before, improving on observations made by the Hubble Space Telescope.
The Milky Way is Messier than Scientists Thought
Using the Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers have made findings that could redefine what we know about the evolution of galaxies
James Webb Telescope vs Hubble As NASA's Observatory Steps Closer to Launch
The new space telescope, which will peer further back in time than Hubble can, has completed its testing ahead of shipping preparations.
Scientists Discover Water Vapor in Atmosphere of a Jupiter Moon
"We're going to take our time before we draw scientific conclusions, but until then we can simply marvel at this celestial wonder," NASA's Scott Bolton said.
See Rare Photo of 2 Galaxies Colliding Snapped by Repaired Hubble Telescope
The galaxies are located hundreds of millions of light years away from Earth and are leaving a trail of stars and dust as they merge.
NASA Running 'Detective Exercise' to Fix Iconic Hubble Telescope
NASA still isn't sure what's wrong with the orbiting telescope, but engineers are being careful not to rush things, in case it leads to more issues.