Five galaxies, two nebulae, an exoplanet, and the early universe—JWST’s first images provide a cross section of the science yet to come.
Climate change appears to be directly and indirectly affecting the view from at least one observatory while threatening the existence of others.
The powerful infrared space telescope is powering down after 16 years. It has revolutionized our understanding of solar systems, including hidden surprises in our own.
Students experienced the vibrations of Earth’s auroras, the Sun’s flares, Jupiter’s bow shock, and Saturn’s rings in an outreach activity designed specifically for their community.
Hubble's sensitive cameras give scientists a chance to witness the birth of galaxies.
How do Hubble images get their vivid colors and subtle shading?
Breathtaking images, groundbreaking science, and a demonstration of humankind's ability to work in space have made Hubble a cultural icon for a quarter of a century.