Video: Hubble - Zoom Into Galaxy Cluster MACS The apparently distorted shapes of distant galaxies in the background is caused by an invisible substance called dark matter, whose gravity bends and distorts their light rays.
The Sombrero Galaxy - voted best picture taken by the Hubble telescope. The dimensions of the galaxy, officially called are as spectacular as its appearance. The Sombrero Galaxy spans about light years across and lies 28 million light years away.
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has found the farthest supernova so far of the type used to measure cosmic distances. Supernova nicknamed SN Wilson after American President Woodrow Wilson, exploded more than 10 billion years ago.