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Jodrell Bank`s telescopes look to brighter future
After nearly 9 months of unseen activity, the University of Manchester`s giant Lovell radio telescope at Jodrell Bank is now scanning the heavens again, but anyone looking across the Cheshire plain may notice that it now looks rather odd! The well known landmark is now well on the way to the completion of a £2.4 M upgrade that will greatly enhance its performance and keep it at the... View News Article (2002-01-18)

Hubble`s Advanced Camera unveils a panoramic new view of the Universe
Jubilant astronomers today unveiled humankind`s most spectacular views of the Universe as captured by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope`s new Advanced Camera for Surveys (ACS). They also reported that Hubble is operating superbly since the March servicing mission and are looking forward to more pictures from the newly revived NICMOS camera. "The ACS is opening a wide new window onto the... View News Article (2002-04-30)

First Image and Spectrum of a Dark Matter Object
HST and VLT Identify MACHO as a Small and Cool Star An international team of astronomers has observed a Dark Matter object directly for the first time. Images and spectra of a MACHO microlens - a nearby dwarf star that gravitationally focuses light from a star in another galaxy - were taken by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope (HST) and the European Southern Observatory`s Very Large Telescope... View News Article (2001-12-05)

Predicted Planet Seen-First Since Neptune 162 Years Ago
In 2006, astronomer Alice Quillen of the University of Rochester predicted that a planet of a particular size and orbit must lie within the dust of a nearby star. That planet has now been photographed by the Hubble Space Telescope, making it only the second planet ever imaged after an accurate prediction. View News Article (2008-12-10)

Stars ancient and modern?
This colourful view of the globular star cluster NGC 6362 was captured by the Wide Field Imager attached to the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope at ESO's La Silla Observatory in Chile. View News Article (2012-10-31)

Caltech-Led Astronomers Discover Galaxies Near Cosmic Dawn
A team of astronomers led by the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) has used NASA's Hubble Space Telescope to discover seven of the most primitive and distant galaxies ever seen. View News Article (2012-12-13)

Classic portrait of a barred spiral galaxy
Most spiral galaxies in the Universe have a bar structure in their centre, and Hubble's image of NGC 1073 offers a particularly clear view of one of these. View News Article (2012-02-03)

Hubble's sweeping view of the Coma Galaxy Cluster
The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope captures the magnificent starry population of the Coma Cluster of Galaxies, one of the densest known galaxy collections in the Universe. View News Article (2008-06-10)

Distant 'Super-Starburst' Galaxies Hide Active Black Holes

A hidden treasure in the Large Magellanic Cloud
The Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC) is ablaze with star-forming regions. From the Tarantula Nebula, the brightest stellar nursery in our cosmic neighbourhood, to LHA 120-N 11, part of which is featured in this Hubble image, the small and irregular galaxy is scattered with glowing nebulae, the most noticeable sign that new stars are being born. View News Article (2013-01-18)

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