Explore the Universe
Learn about the history of our universe, what it’s made of, and the forces that shape it.
Discover the galactic menagerie and learn how galaxies evolve and form some of the largest structures in the cosmos.
Explore what we know about black holes, the most mysterious objects in the universe, including their types and anatomy.
Delve into the life history, types, and arrangements of stars, as well as how they come to host planetary systems.
A group of galaxies is plunging into the Coma galaxy cluster and leaving behind an enormous tail of superheated gas.
Galaxies Go on a Deep Dive and Leave Fiery Tail Behind
JWST Advanced Deep Extragalactic Survey, which will devote about 32 days of telescope time to uncover and characterize faint, distant galaxies.
Early Universe Crackled With Bursts of Star Formation, Webb Shows
This moody image shows a galaxy named Messier 85, captured in all its delicate, hazy glory by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope.
Hubble Gazes at a Hazy Galaxy
A delicate tracery of dust and bright star clusters threads across this image from the James Webb Space Telescope.
NASA's Webb Space Telescope Peers Behind Bars
Today sensors on orbiting satellites like NASA’s Swift and Fermi missions detect a GRB somewhere in the sky about once a day on average.
NASA Looks Back at 50 Years of Gamma-Ray Burst Science
Scientists identified water vapor in the atmosphere of WASP-18 b, and made a temperature map of the planet.
Webb Maps and Finds Traces of Water in an Ultra-hot Gas Giant's Atmosphere
A team of astrophysicists and citizen scientists have identified what may be some of the last planets Kepler space telescope observed.
Astronomers Discover Planets in NASA Kepler's Final Days of Observations
The jellyfish galaxy JW39 hangs serenely in this image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope.
Hubble Captures a Drifting Galaxy
Four images from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and James Webb Space Telescope of two galaxies, a nebula, and a star cluster.
NASA's Chandra, Webb Combine for Arresting Views
Astronomers have come up with some of their best evidence yet for the presence of an "intermediate-sized" black hole.
NASA's Hubble Hunts for Intermediate-Sized Black Hole Close to Home
Scores of baby stars shrouded by dust are revealed in this infrared image of the star-forming region NGC 2174, as seen by Spitzer Space Telescope.
Baby Stars in the Orion Constellation
The densely packed globular cluster NGC 6325 glistens in this image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope.
Hubble Peers into a Glistening Star Cluster