Explore the Universe From Your Couch With This Free, Stellar iBook

Happy holidays from space; there's a new, free, astronomic e-book in the iTunes store and all you need to check it out is an iDevice and some time. Hubble Space Telescope: Discoveries boasts a collection of picture, video, and animation that lets you stare out into the beautiful void like never before. » 12/23/12 10:00am 12/23/12 10:00am

Hubble's Personal Telescope Is Beautifully Vintage

This is one of Edwin Hubble's personal telescopes, the one Hubble used before he finished his Ph.D. It was given to a teacher when he left for graduate school and has been handed down from generation to generation. The telescope is beautifully vintage and to just think about the great man's eye looking through it, and… » 2/26/11 3:00pm 2/26/11 3:00pm

NASA Pics Celebrate Hubble's 18th Birthday, Space Telescope Still Can't…

Eighteen years ago today, the Hubble Telescope was launched into space by the Space Shuttle Discovery. To celebrate its coming of age, NASA has released 59 high-definition breathtaking pictures of galaxies colliding across the universe. Above is ESO 99-4, a weird-shaped galaxy (probably the result of another… » 4/24/08 7:20am 4/24/08 7:20am