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The latest news about astronomy, space, and the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope.
|1||VideoHubblecast 72: Clues to a cosmic crime||The newest episode of the Hubblecast showcases striking new observations of a spiral galaxy moving through the heart of a galaxy cluster named Abell 3627. This cluster is violently ripping the spiral’s entrails out into space, leaving bright blue str||3/4/14||Free||View In iTunes|
|2||VideoHubblecast 71: Visible echoes around RS Puppis||This episode of the Hubblecast explores striking new Hubble observations of a variable star known as RS Puppis. This star is growing brighter and dimmer as it pulsates over a period of five weeks. These pulsations have created a stunning example of a||12/17/13||Free||View In iTunes|
|3||VideoHubblecast 70: Peering around cosmic corners||Last month saw the inauguration of a new Hubble observing program: Frontier Fields. This will use the powerful magnifying properties of massive galaxy clusters to peer even deeper into the space around us. Hubblecast 70 takes a look at this phenomeno||12/6/13||Free||View In iTunes|
|4||VideoHubblecast 69: What has Hubble learned from star clusters?||The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has observed many star clusters. As well as being scientifically interesting, these clusters produce stunning images, appearing like sparkling baubles in the sky.||11/14/13||Free||View In iTunes|
|5||VideoHubblecast 68: The Hubble time machine||For episode 68 of the Hubblecast, Hubble transforms into more than just a telescope — it becomes a time machine! How can Hubble "look back in time" to see the Universe as it was billions of years ago? Dr. J explores the vast scale of our Universe, ex||8/30/13||Free||View In iTunes|
|6||VideoHubblecast 67: Of galaxies and penguins — Arp 142||This episode of the Hubblecast explores the violent world of galactic mergers, as shown by the cosmic duo Arp 142 in a stunning new image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope.||6/20/13||Free||View In iTunes|
|7||VideoHubblecast 66: Hubble uncovers the secrets of the Ring Nebula||Episode 66 of the Hubblecast explores the Ring Nebula (Messier 57). Although this nebula is one of the most famous objects in our skies, more than 200 years after its discovery astronomers are still unveiling some of its secrets.||5/23/13||Free||View In iTunes|
|8||VideoHubblecast 65: A whole new view of the Horsehead Nebula — celebrating Hubble's 23rd birthday||This episode of the Hubblecast celebrates 23 years of the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, by unveiling a beautiful and striking new image of the Horsehead nebula.||4/19/13||Free||View In iTunes|
|9||VideoHubblecast 64: It all ends with a bang!||Most stars in the Universe are small and insignificant, and they will -- eventually -- fizzle out without much drama. But a few light up the sky when they die, and in the process, they don’t just tell us about the lives of stars: they create the buil||4/3/13||Free||View In iTunes|
|10||VideoHubblecast 63: From the distant past - Hubble and art||This episode of the Hubblecast explores how conceptual artist Tim Otto Roth has been inspired by scientific data from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope to create a unique work of art.||3/6/13||Free||View In iTunes|
|11||VideoHubblecast 62: A spiral galaxy with a secret||Despite its appearance, which looks much like countless other galaxies, Messier 106 hides a number of secrets. In this episode of the Hubblecast, Dr Joe Liske (aka Dr J) takes us on a tour of the galaxy. Thanks to a new image, which combines data fro||2/5/13||Free||View In iTunes|
|12||VideoHubblecast 61: A Tour of NGC 5189||In this episode of the Hubblecast, Dr Joe Liske (aka Dr J) invites us to tour NGC 5189, a planetary nebula in our galaxy. The nebula looks like a ribbon in space, with a complex structure that comes from the dying throes of a Sun-like star at its cen||12/18/12||Free||View In iTunes|
|13||VideoHubblecast 60: Galaxy scores a bullseye||Episode 60 of the Hubblecast explores NGC 922, a galaxy that has been hit square-on by another. Ripples of star-formation are still propagating out across thousands of light-years of space over 300 million years after the collision, making it a prime||12/6/12||Free||View In iTunes|
|14||VideoHubblecast 59: Unweaving the rainbow||In this episode of the Hubblecast, we do away with Hubble’s stunning pictures of the cosmos, and focus on one of the telescope’s most important — but least known — functions.||11/12/12||Free||View In iTunes|
|15||VideoHubblecast 58: Caught in the cosmic web||In this episode of the Hubblecast, Joe Liske (aka Dr J) shows how a team of astronomers has used Hubble and a battery of other telescopes to discover the secrets of massive galaxy cluster MACS J0717. They have found that an invisible filament of dark||10/16/12||Free||View In iTunes|
|16||VideoHubblecast 57: Hubble's hidden treasures unveiled||In this episode of the Hubblecast, Joe Liske (aka Dr J) presents the winners of the Hidden Treasures image processing competition.||8/23/12||Free||View In iTunes|
|17||VideoHubblecast 56: Dramatic change spotted on a faraway planet||In this episode of the Hubblecast, Dr J (aka Dr Joe Liske) presents the latest discovery about HD 189733b, an exoplanet that has been repeatedly studied by Hubble.||6/28/12||Free||View In iTunes|
|18||VideoHubblecast 55: Crash of the Titans||In this episode of the Hubblecast, scientists Jay Anderson and Roeland van der Marel show how they have used Hubble observations to predict the future of the Andromeda Galaxy and the Milky Way.||5/31/12||Free||View In iTunes|
|19||VideoHubblecast 54: 22 years in images||To celebrate the 22nd anniversary of the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope this month, episode 54 of the Hubblecast gives a slideshow of some of the best images from over two decades in orbit, set to specially commissioned music.||4/17/12||Free||View In iTunes|
|20||VideoHubblecast 53: Hidden Treasures in Hubble's Archive||Over two decades in orbit, the Hubble Space Telescope has made a huge number of observations. Every week, we publish new ones on the Hubble website. But hidden in Hubble’s huge data archives are some truly breathtaking images that have hardly ever be||3/27/12||Free||View In iTunes|
|21||VideoHubblecast 52: The Death of Stars||The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope is famous for looking deep into the past of the Universe. But it can also predict the future. This episode of the Hubblecast takes us on a journey five billion years from now, to see the ultimate fate of the Solar||1/17/12||Free||View In iTunes|
|22||VideoHubblecast 51: Star-forming region S 106||In this episode of the Hubblecast, we take a tour of the compact star-forming region Sh 2-106. Its hourglass shape is caused by the final, violent phases of a star’s formation in the middle of the gaseous nebula. This episode explains some of the sci||12/15/11||Free||View In iTunes|
|23||VideoHubblecast 50: Q&A with Dr J||In episode 49 of the Hubblecast, Dr Joe Liske (aka Dr J) asked viewers to send in their questions about astronomy and the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. In episode 50, Dr J picks his favourite few questions from the hundreds that were sent in.||10/25/11||Free||View In iTunes|
|24||VideoHubblecast 49: Supersonic jets from newborn stars||In this episode of the Hubblecast, Joe Liske (aka Dr J) looks at newborn stars firing out jets of matter. These jets may cast new light on how the Sun formed 4.5 billion years ago.||8/31/11||Free||View In iTunes|
|25||VideoHubblecast 48: Deep Observations of the Andromeda Galaxy||In this episode of the Hubblecast, Joe Liske, aka Dr J, takes us on a tour of the outer reaches of the Andromeda Galaxy, the closest spiral galaxy to our Milky Way.||7/21/11||Free||View In iTunes|
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Absoulutly astonishing! Great graphics and information. Not too overdone, but just right.