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Soft shells and strange star clusters
PGC 6240 is an elliptical galaxy that resembles a pale rose in the sky, with hazy shells of stars encircling a very bright centre. View News Article (2013-10-10)


NASA celebrates Chandra X-Ray Observatory's 10th anniversary
Ten years ago, on July 23, 1999, NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory was launched aboard the space shuttle Columbia and deployed into orbit. View News Article (2009-07-24)


NASA's Hubble Rules Out One Alternative to Dark Energy
Astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have ruled out an alternate theory on the nature of dark energy after recalculating the expansion rate of the universe to unprecedented accuracy. View News Article (2011-03-15)


Hubble reveals the Ring Nebula's true shape
The Ring Nebula's distinctive shape makes it a popular illustration for astronomy books. View News Article (2013-05-24)


Astronomers find the most distant star clusters hidden behind a nearby cluster
Astronomers have discovered the most distant population of star clusters ever seen, hidden behind one of the nearest such clusters to Earth. View News Article (2007-01-11)


Dark energy existed in infant universe
Using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, researchers have discovered that dark energy, a mysterious repulsive force that makes the universe expand at an ever-faster rate, is not new but rather has been present in the universe for most of its 13-billion-year history. View News Article (2006-11-17)


Rotators for the Canaries Large Telescope
TEKNIKER has concluded the verification tests on the two Nasmyth rotators which they have designed and constructed for the Large Telescope on the Canary Islands and which, probably over this coming Autumn, will be incorporated at the Grantecan installation. The two Nasmyth rotators are two son large rotating pieces of almost four metres diameter and six tons weight and which are installed on... View News Article (2003-06-30)


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)


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)


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)

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