Ryan Wyatt, Director of Morrison Planetarium and Science Visualization, reporting from first day of the American Astronomical Society (AAS) meeting in Long Beach, California…
Posts Tagged ‘hubble’
The Hubble Space Telescope has spotted a distant galaxy, 13.2 billion years in the past.
2010 was a roller coaster year for science news—think exoplanets, synthetic-life, arsenic-eating bacteria (or not!), earthquakes, volcanoes and of course, the Gulf oil spill.
Astronomers have made a detailed map of dark matter, allowing us to see it as never before!
Scientists have discovered the most distant galaxy yet observed at 13.1 billion light years away.
Hubble has revealed that a popular exoplanet has a comet-like feature.
How do you size-up galaxies you can’t see? Stanford scientists are using gravitational lensing to measure the distance, age and size of galaxies far, far away.
Pluto may only be a dwarf planet, but its relevance could be quite large. Scientists believe that recent Hubble images of Pluto could help solve the mysteries of the inner solar system.
Hubble’s latest image shows 13 billion-year-old infant (and still forming) galaxies.