STScI: Webb, Hubble Capture Detailed Views of DART Impact

STScI: Webb, Hubble Capture Detailed Views of DART Impact

Two of NASA’s Great Observatories, the James Webb Space Telescope and the Hubble Space Telescope, have captured views of a ...
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NOIRLab: Potential First Traces of the Universe’s Earliest Stars

NOIRLab: Potential First Traces of the Universe’s Earliest Stars

Astronomers may have discovered the ancient chemical remains of the first stars to light up the Universe ...
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STScI: New Webb Image Captures Clearest View of Neptune’s Rings in Decades

STScI: New Webb Image Captures Clearest View of Neptune’s Rings in Decades

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope shows off its capabilities closer to home with its first image of Neptune. Not only ...
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Red glowing center framed by a dark background. Glowing yellow and blue lights throughout the red area and into the dark area.

NOIRLab: Dark Energy Camera Captures Bright, Young Stars Blazing Inside Glowing Nebula

NOIRLab has released a breathtaking image of the star-forming Lobster Nebula (NGC 6357), which is located about 8000 light-years from ...
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NSO: U.S. National Science Foundation Celebrates the Inauguration of its Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope

NSO: U.S. National Science Foundation Celebrates the Inauguration of its Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope

On August 31, 2022, a delegation of NSF leaders, congressional dignitaries, and members of both the scientific and Native Hawaiian ...
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STScI: NASA’s Webb Detects Carbon Dioxide in Exoplanet Atmosphere

STScI: NASA’s Webb Detects Carbon Dioxide in Exoplanet Atmosphere

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope has captured the first clear evidence for carbon dioxide in the atmosphere of a planet ...
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sharp image of Jupiter with glowing poles

Unexpected details leap out in sharp new James Webb Space Telescope images of Jupiter

The latest images of Jupiter from the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) are stunners ...
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NOIRLab: Sharpest Image Ever of Universe’s Most Massive Known Star

NOIRLab: Sharpest Image Ever of Universe’s Most Massive Known Star

By harnessing the capabilities of the 8.1-meter Gemini South telescope in Chile, which is part of the International Gemini Observatory ...
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STScI:  Hubble Sees Red Supergiant Star Betelgeuse Slowly Recovering After Blowing Its Top

STScI: Hubble Sees Red Supergiant Star Betelgeuse Slowly Recovering After Blowing Its Top

Analyzing data from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope and several other observatories, astronomers have concluded that the bright red supergiant star ...
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AURA Celebrates JWST First Images

AURA Celebrates JWST First Images

AURA salutes the international effort of talented people who worked so hard to make these first JWST images possible ...
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STScI: Hubble Determines Mass of Isolated Black Hole Roaming Our Milky Way Galaxy

STScI: Hubble Determines Mass of Isolated Black Hole Roaming Our Milky Way Galaxy

Astronomers estimate that 100 million black holes roam among the stars in our Milky Way galaxy, but they have never ...
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NOIRLab: Gemini North Telescope Helps Explain Why Uranus and Neptune Are Different Colors

NOIRLab: Gemini North Telescope Helps Explain Why Uranus and Neptune Are Different Colors

Astronomers may now understand why the similar planets Uranus and Neptune are different colors. Using observations from the Gemini North ...
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