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Hubblecast 99: Hubble’s biggest discoveries — part 2

22 Mar 2017 at 10:00am
To many, Hubble is best known for its stunning images of celestial objects, but among astronomers it is admired for the valuable data it delivers. Hubble has helped revolutionise astronomy, including shedding light on dark matter and dark energy, lifting the veil on black holes, and peering into ... Read more...

Hubblecast 98: Hubble’s biggest discoveries — part 1

23 Feb 2017 at 9:00am
Since its launch in 1990, Hubble has revolutionised our knowledge of astronomy. From imaging the most stunning phenomena in the cosmos, to the study of the invisible parts of the Universe, to observing the most distant objects ever seen. Hubble’s sharp eye has been at the forefront of astronomica... Read more...

Hubblecast 97: Hubble, exoplanets and the hunt for life

15 Dec 2016 at 8:00am
Since astronomers discovered that the stars in the sky are other suns, humanity has wondered if they are also orbited by planets and if those planets host alien life. Since the discovery of the first exoplanet only 25 years ago Hubble is among the many instruments trying to answer these questions... Read more...

Hubblecast 96: How many galaxies are there?

13 Oct 2016 at 9:00am
Since Edwin Hubble discovered that the Milky Way is not the only galaxy in the Universe astronomers try to find out how many of them are there. This new Hubblecast focusses on the question “How many galaxies are there?” including the new numbers achieved in 2016. Read more...

Hubblecast 95: The impact of astronomy on our technological world

4 Oct 2016 at 9:00am
The astronomical images taken by Hubble are amongst the best known in the world. Behind these iconic observations stands a sophisticated instrument, based upon world-changing technology. Many of the technologies used and developed for Hubble and other telescopes have found their way into other fi... Read more...

Hubblecast 94: The future of Hubble, part II

18 Aug 2016 at 9:00am
In April 2016 the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope celebrated its 26th year in orbit. More than a quarter of a century of intriguing observations and remarkable discoveries. But what is there left for Hubble, and the forthcoming James Webb Space Telescope, to do?In this second episode on the fut... Read more...

Hubblecast 93: Telescope Teamwork

6 Jul 2016 at 9:00am
The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope is one of the most sophisticated telescopes in the world. But even Hubble cannot uncover all secrets of the Universe on its own. This new Hubblecast focusses on discoveries astronomers made using Hubble and other telescopes, both in space and on the ground, in ... Read more...

Hubblecast 92: 26th anniversary

21 Apr 2016 at 10:00am
On 24 April 1990, the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope was sent into orbit aboard the space shuttle Discovery. Now it is celebrating its 26th anniversary. As in the last years Hubble spent a modest portion of its observing time to observe a special chosen object. This year, Hubble re-observed an o... Read more...

Hubblecast 91: The future of Hubble, part 1

8 Apr 2016 at 9:00am
In April 2016 the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope celebrates its 26th year in orbit. During this time the telescope has made many remarkable discoveries. But what comes next? In this first episode about the future of Hubble scientists and staff share with us their view on what Hubble still has t... Read more...

Hubblecast 90: The final frontier

9 Feb 2016 at 9:00am
Since October 2013 the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has been observing some of the most massive structures in the Universe -- galaxy clusters. Using the magnification effect caused by their mass, Hubble can look deeper into the Universe than ever before. In this new Hubblecast, Dr J talks abo... Read more...

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