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Events and Official Press releases supporting The Telescope's 25th Anniversary Celebration
OCTOBER 23
2015

What will we learn about exoplanets when the James Webb Space Telescope is launched?

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NASA is celebrating 20 years of finding planets beyond our solar system, or "exoplanets." Join us as we remember how Hubble has contributed to this important mission and explore the ways in which the upcoming James Webb Space Telescope will...


OCTOBER 8
2015

A gallery of spectacular images

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The Hubble Space Telescope's silver celebration continues! Flip through a gallery of Hubble's 25th anniversary image releases along with some of the telescope's most breathtaking and significant observations. These images are presented with...


OCTOBER 5
2015

Can Hubble "see" gravity?
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Can Hubble “see” gravity? Gravity is a familiar force of nature for us as we live our daily lives. However, gravity on the largest scales of the universe can have peculiar effects. For this Hubble 25th anniversary science article, read...


OCTOBER 2
2015

"The human quest to find our place in the universe" in The Washington Post

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While Hubble — at 25-years strong — "supplies data for more than one-fifth of all scholarly astronomy papers," plans for the James Webb Space Telescope offer "a new hope in space."


SEPTEMBER 29
2015

How do Sun-like stars die?

How do Sun-like stars die?

What does Hubble see when it looks at the remains of stars the size of our Sun? Glowing bubbles and loops of gas, a myriad of shapes that hint at the processes that happen as a medium-size star passes away. Find out more in the latest...


SEPTEMBER 24
2015

Hubble Revisits an Exploded Star, Resolving Filaments in Stunning Detail

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NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has unveiled – in stunning detail – a small section of the expanding remains of a massive star that exploded about 8,000 years ago. The debris, called the Veil Nebula, is one of the best-known supernova...


SEPTEMBER 14
2015

Hubble Monitors Weather on Mars

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The Hubble Space Telescope has an eye on storms across the solar system, but the weather on Mars is chief among the challenges NASA faces as we plan for human exploration of the Red Planet in the 2030s. As NASA prepares for the Journey to...


SEPTEMBER 2
2015

What is in the space between galaxies?

What is in the space between galaxies?

A galaxy is a collection of stars, gas, dust, and likely a supermassive black hole in its center, all held together by their mutual gravitational pull. But what, if anything, exists in the space outside of galaxies? Is this space truly...


AUGUST 24
2015

Are there habitable planets outside our solar system?

Are there habitable planets outside our solar system?

The first indications of life outside our solar system won't be like a sci-fi film -- they'll be chemical traces of the elements of life in the atmosphere of a far-away planet. Find out how Hubble is helping astronomers study the...