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The latest news about astronomy, space, and the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope.
|1||VideoHubblecast 82: New view of the Pillars of Creation||The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has revisited one of its most iconic and popular images: the Eagle Nebula’s Pillars of Creation. This time Hubble has not just one image for us, but two: as well as the new visible-light image the telescope used||1/5/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
|2||VideoHubblecast 81: Ode to Hubble||Hubble has achieved an extraordinary amount in its lifetime and 2015 will mark 25 years since its launch. The year 2015 will be filled with Hubble-related activities for you to enjoy and, most importantly, get involved with. In this Hubblecast we||12/10/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
|3||VideoHubblecast 80: The riddle of the missing stars||New observations of four globular clusters in the Fornax dwarf galaxy have called into question one of the leading theories about how these clusters form. In this episode we explain the mystery behind these objects and how it is deepened by these new||11/20/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
|4||VideoHubblecast 79: Q&A with Dr J part 2||In the summer of 2014 we asked the public to send us their Hubble- and astronomy-related questions, and the response was incredible! In this episode Dr J answers a selection of the questions about science related to Hubble. These range from qu||11/13/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
|5||VideoHubblecast 78: Q&A with Dr J part 1||Last month we asked the public to send us their Hubble- and astronomy-related questions, and the response was incredible! In this episode Dr J answers a selection of the questions that were specifically about Hubble itself. These range from where||10/22/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
|6||VideoHubblecast 77: Hubble and the Bermuda Triangle of space||This Hubblecast tells the story of what happens to Hubble in the mysterious region known as the South Atlantic Anomaly. When satellites pass through this area they are bombarded with swarms of intensely high energy particles. This can produce "gli||9/18/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
|7||VideoHubblecast 76: Merging galaxies and droplets of starbirth||This Hubblecast explores the ‘beads on a string’ star formation found between two merging elliptical galaxies in the cluster known as SDSS J1531+3414.||7/10/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
|8||VideoHubblecast 75: Dwarf Galaxies that Pack a Punch||This new Hubblecast episode looks at starburst dwarf galaxies in a time when most of the stars in the Universe were formed. New NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope observations show that dwarf galaxies played a bigger role than expected in the early h||6/19/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
|9||VideoHubblecast 74: Hubble and Heaven’s Carousel||This episode of the Hubblecast explores the intersection of science and art through the sound artwork of Tim Otto Roth - premiered in March 2014 at the fourth Hubble Space Telescope Conference at the Accademia dei Lincei in Rome.||5/22/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
|10||VideoHubblecast 73: Hubble revisits the Monkey Head Nebula for 24th birthday snap||In April of this year, the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope will be celebrating 24 years of observing. To celebrate this milestone, the observatory is releasing a brand new image of part of NGC 2174, otherwise known as the Monkey Head nebula. This new||3/17/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
|11||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||3/4/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
|12||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||12/17/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
|13||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||12/6/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
|14||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.||11/14/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
|15||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||8/30/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
|16||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.||6/20/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
|17||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.||5/23/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
|18||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.||4/19/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
|19||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||4/3/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
|20||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.||3/6/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
|21||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||2/5/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
|22||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||12/18/2012||Free||View In iTunes|
|23||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||12/6/2012||Free||View In iTunes|
|24||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.||11/12/2012||Free||View In iTunes|
|25||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||10/16/2012||Free||View In iTunes|
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