The ESA/Hubble Word Bank

The special ESA/Hubble Space Telescope Word Bank provides insightful explanations of various astronomical concepts and objects in simple language.

This resource was developed to be an informative and educative resource for students, parents, educators, communicators, and the general public alike. Each of the words featured in this unique glossary is accompanied by a simple definition and an explanation of various astronomical concepts and objects in simple and accessible language. These descriptions also provide context and connections to Hubble’s relevance and contributions to the respective areas or objects of research.

The Word Bank will continue to be regularly developed and expanded. Please contact us if you have a suggestion for a word or concept you’d like to see included in the Word Bank.

You can avail of a visual collection of all Word Bank words and their simple definitions in this gallery.

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