Cosmic expansion tribes entrench positions

A telescope high in the Atacama Desert in Chile enters the debate about the age of the Universe.

By Jonathan Amos • bbcnews
July 15, 2020 ~6 min

Tags: physics astronomy space-exploration hubble-telescope the-universe

Nuclear blast sends star hurtling across galaxy

A star has been sent hurtling across the galaxy after undergoing a partial supernova, astronomers say.

By Paul Rincon • bbcnews
July 15, 2020 ~5 min

Tags: space astronomy hubble-telescope

Hubble telescope's Universe revealed in 3D

New techniques are being used to transform images from Hubble into spectacular 3D visualisations.

By David Briggs • bbcnews
April 24, 2020 ~7 min

Tags: space astronomy space-exploration galaxies stars milky-way hubble-telescope the-universe 3d-technology

Hubble telescope celebrates 30 years of stunning science

Three decades on from its launch, the orbiting observatory is still producing cutting-edge research.

By Jonathan Amos • bbcnews
April 23, 2020 ~5 min

Tags: astronomy nasa space-exploration european-space-agency hubble-telescope

Hungry black hole may be cosmic 'missing link'

Astronomers say they have found the best evidence yet for an elusive class of black hole.

By Paul Rincon • bbcnews
April 1, 2020 ~5 min

Tags: astrophysics astronomy black-holes hubble-telescope

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