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Google+ Hangout: Your Questions About Life in Space

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25 of the most spectacular pictures ever taken by Hubble, which is 25 today


Beautiful music from Beethoven + beautiful images from Hubble telescope = 8 beautiful minutes

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These Stunning Hubble Images Show Us The Secrets Of The Universe

This Hubble image of the Eagle Nebula is a classic, but do you know where to look? Check out the top of the tallest pillar and you'll see little fingers sticking out of the column. These finger-looking protrusions are called evaporating gaseous globules, and this Hubble image, taken in 1995, provided the first photographic evidence for their existence. Astronomers suspect this is where stars are born.


This Hubble image of the Egg Nebula shows one of the best views to date of this brief but dramatic phase in a stars life. The distance to the Egg Nebula is only known very approximately,around 3000 light-years from Earth. - Credit: ESA/Hubble and NASA via


Extreme star cluster bursts into life in new Hubble image Credit: NASA, ESA and the Hubble Heritage (STScI/AURA)-ESA/Hubble Collaboration


The Hubble Space Telescope captures the Horsehead Nebula to mark the 23rd anniversary of the famous observatory's launch aboard the space shuttle Discovery in 1990. (Photo: NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA))

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These Stunning Hubble Images Show Us The Secrets Of The Universe

This is a Hubble image of the Crab Nebula — a beautiful look at what remains after a star explodes and goes supernova. In 1998, both teams announced that the expansion rate was accelerating. This discovery led to the 2012 Physics Nobel Prize. Read more: