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    NASA to Announce New Discovery by Hubble Space Telescope

    The Hubble Space Telescope STS-82 Crew, STScI, NASA View full size image NASA is expected to announce a new discovery by researchers using the Hubble Space Telescope on Wednesday (Jan. 26). The space agency has scheduled a teleconference with reporters for 1 p.m. EST (1800 GMT) on...

    NASA's Spitzer spots clump of swirling planetary material

    Astronomers have witnessed odd behavior around a young star. Something, perhaps another star or a planet, appears to be pushing around a clump of planet-forming material. The observations, made with NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope, offer a rare look into the early stages of planet formation...

    Speeding Stars Confirm Bizarre Nature of Faraway Galaxies

    This illustration compares the size of the Milky Way to that of a dense, compact galaxy in the early universe. Credit: NASA, ESA, and A. Field (STScI) Stars in a distant galaxy move at stunning speeds — greater than 1 million mph, astronomers have revealed. These hyperactive stars move at...

    Kepler mission data to go through Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI)

    The institute's role is to convert the raw science data into files that can be analyzed by Kepler researchers and to store the files every 3 months in an archive. The Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI) in Baltimore is partnering on a historic search for Earth-size planets around other...