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Hubble discovers dwarf galaxy in cosmic neighbourhood

The cosmic neighbour, nicknamed Bedin 1, is a modestly sized, elongated galaxy. It measures only around 3000 light-years at its greatest extent -- a fraction of the size of the Milky Way.

Hubble Space Telescope's most advanced camera shut down: NASA

Launched in 1990, the world's first space telescope helped confirm the theory that the universe is expanding, lending credence to the Big Bang theory.

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NASA fixes gyroscope of Hubble space telescope: Here's how they did it

NASA Hubble space telescope operations: How NASA fixed the operational glitch on Earth's first operational space-based optical telescope

Caught napping

The most powerful eye on the universe has been put in safe mode, only for want of a space shuttle

Hubble Space Telescope set to peer in to earliest galaxies: NASA

While the Hubble Space Telescope has already detected some of the most distant galaxies known, their numbers are small, making it hard for astronomers to determine if they represent the universe at large.

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NASA: Hubble paints picture of evolving universe, captures image with 15,000 galaxies

Hubble's ultraviolet vision opens a new window on the evolving universe, NASA said in a statement.

Ultra-bright early galaxies may be less common than thought: Study

Scientists have foud that galaxies from the early universe are not as rear as previously estimated.

NASA's Hubble spots massive cluster of 10 billion-years-old stars

Scientists have found star which are almost 10 billion years old, on the edge of the Milky Way. It is believed that they mioght hold a role in explaining the formation of galaxies in the Universe.

NASA's Hubble telescope detects helium gas around exoplanet for first time

Scientists have found helium on the surface of an exoplanet for the first time, courtesy NASA's Hubble Space Telescope.

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