The penetrating gaze of the Hubble Space Telescope grants viewers the deepest glimpse ever into the universe's past.
Scientists were able to see the ancient galaxy because gravity from a massive galaxy cluster situated between it and Hubble acted as a lens, bending the light from the 'incredibly faint' galaxy.
Using data from space telescopes, scientists say they have located a galaxy formed more than 13 billion years ago when the universe was young and still permeated with a fog of hydrogen gas.
This distant, ancient galaxy may have once helped clear out the murky fog that once filled the early universe, scientists added.
Made by Ball Aerospace, the 18 beryllium mirror segments for the James Webb Space Telescope are ready to be delivered to NASA.
With the Paul Ryan announcement, writer Joshua M. Glasser's book is timely as well as impeccably researched.
The steady stream of enticing photographs from the rover Curiosity may be wowing scientists and the public, but NASA is facing serious budgetary constraints on the future of Mars exploration.
The search for life on Mars has captivated the imaginations of many, but it is costly. Some say it's time to cut spending on NASA's Mars missions, while others say the research is important in the quest for understanding the 'meaning of life.'
The discovery with Hubble Space Telescope of a spiral galaxy, long before other galaxies are known to have formed, surprised scientists
Orbiting at outskirts of the solar system some three billion miles from Earth, Pluto remains shrouded in mystery.