The man behind the Pillars
What has Jeff Hester’s iconic Hubble Space Telescope image of the Eagle Nebula meant to him personally?
Hubble’s top seven science discoveries
From the incandescent brilliance of the first stars and galaxies to the overwhelming power of dark matter and energy, the space telescope has illuminated many cosmic mysteries.
No one could have expected that the space telescope’s long exposures would allow scientists to see galaxies 95 percent of the way back to the Big Bang.
How astronauts continually reinvented the most important telescope ever.
Every time the space telescope saw repairs and upgrades, Astronomy was there to cover the event.
How Hubble changed the world
Think today’s society would be the same without the big eye in the sky? Think again.
The space telescope doesn’t have a point-and-shoot camera. Find out what it takes to produce those iconic images.
25 years of dazzling images
The space telescope’s extraordinary vision has revealed star clusters, nebulae, and galaxies in detail no one could have imagined.
Discover the science beyond the space telescope’s stunning celestial portraits.