Topic: Hubble Space Telescope
The space shuttle Atlantis returned back to Cape Canaveral in Florida this morning after its final scheduled mission.
05/26/2010 12:29 pm
Two new studies have turned up some surprising results and could help explain the evolution of galaxies.
05/25/2010 04:32 pm
Located some 600 light-years away, the planet WASP-12b is being swallowed up by its sun. Scientists say that the gas giant may only have another 10 million years left before it is completely devoured.
05/25/2010 03:50 pm
New findings suggest that the ability of life to thrive on an alien world might depend on the wild orbits of its planetary neighbors.
05/24/2010 04:55 pm
The case for adding new ground-based telescopes is compelling, astronomy experts say. But they cost $700 million to $1 billion apiece just to build.
05/21/2010 01:42 pm
A Florida photographer captured both the Space Shuttle Atlantis and the International Space Station in silhouette in front of the sun last Sunday.
05/21/2010 11:06 am
The Hubble space telescope has spotted a star in the act of consuming a planet that is skimming around it.
05/20/2010 06:10 pm
In Pictures Awesome photos of Jupiter
After this flight of Space Shuttle Atlantis there are only two space shuttle missions left before the orbiters are retired.
05/14/2010 04:52 pm
Friday's launch marks the final mission for Atlantis, with the space shuttle program ending in November. But as the emergency backup shuttle, it will be ready for another flight, if needed.
05/14/2010 09:55 am