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How old is the universe? Our answer keeps getting better.
After thousands of years, we’re getting more consistent age estimates.
Celestial objects you can spot from your backyard
NASA’s got party favors from Hubble’s 30th birthday.
This ‘kilonova’ shines so bright, it defies the odds
A strange cosmic object may be at its center.
Hubble just captured a lunar eclipse for the first time ever
The act could even reveal how to look for life on alien planets.
Hubble just captured this ‘fluffy’ galaxy in all its flocculent glory
Fuzzy galaxies like NGC 2775 are more common than you think.
Astronomers find a pair of ‘super Earths’ in a nearby star system
The discovery comes after two decades of watching one of our closest stars.
Jupiter has a spooky new look in this sharp infrared photo
The image allows researchers to look deep into the gaseous planet’s raging storms.
The Hubble Space Telescope just turned 30, and it’s working better than ever
Thirty, flirty, and thriving!
A new view of the Pillars of Creation gives further clues to its gassy demise
The stellar nursery could diffuse the nebula’s ethereal gaseous structures.
These ‘super puff’ planets have the same density as cotton candy
Their impossible fluffiness has researchers scratching their heads.