Marooned In Space

Jeff Neumann · 08/11/10 06:25AM

[The Hubble Space Telescope took a long exposure picture of an "island universe" some 320 million light- years away from Earth. The image was made over three years and required 28 hours of exposure time. Image via NASA]

Happy Birthday Hubble

Adrian Chen · 04/24/10 06:03PM

The Hubble telescope is 20 years-old today. It's produced many beautiful images. Here's a new one: A "three-light-year-tall pillar of gas and dust that is being eaten away by the brilliant light from nearby stars." (click to enlarge) [NASA]