This new Hubble image shows a cosmic creepy-crawly known as the Tarantula Nebula in infrared light. This region is full of star clusters, glowing gas, and thick dark dust. [Read the Full Story Behind This Photo Here]
The pillars of creation, as taken for Hubble's anniversary. Hubble showed us star-forming regions like never before; James Webb will show us the young stars forming inside. Image credit: NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA).
Galactic pyrotechnics on display in nearby galaxy By Colin Jeffrey July 2014 The spiral galaxy NGC 4258 is ejecting gas and high-energy particles in a spectacular display of galactic power (Image: NASA/CXC/JPL- Caltech/STScI/NSF /NRAO/VLA)
Tranquil The surface area of Saturn's moon Mimas is composed of water ice with only a small amount of rock. Yet Saturn's resonances with Mimas, and Mimas' resonances with other orbiting satellites are instrumental in the formation of Saturn's rings.
Each year the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope releases a brand new image to celebrate its birthday. This year, the subject of its celebratory snap is part of the Monkey Head Nebula, last viewed by Hubble in creating a stunning image released in known as…