Hubble Space Telescope tracking magnetic energy roaring from the heart of a distant galaxy. From ESA’s “Hubblecast.”
Early history of the telescope from ESA’s Hubblecast.
Ripples in the fabric of space-time from monumental collisions between black holes, and how scientists are trying to measure them with lasers and mirrors. From LIGO and the National Science Foundation.
How ultra-sophisticated technology is designed to probe deeper questions about the nature of matter and energy. From the Large Hadron Collider at Cern.
The explosive death of a star leaves an imprint on the galaxy. From the Spitzer Space Telescope.
Onboard cameras capture the amazing journey of Atlantis into space, and the dramatic return of the solid rocket boosters.
Craters on the Moon’s south pole may contain water ice that could be mined to support a lunar colony.
Amazing pictures of cities at night taken by astronauts.
Here’s why some people are willing to spend millions for a ride into space. From NASA.
Five major recent discoveries about our Sun. From NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center.