24 Apr '15, 12pm

Happy Birthday Hubble!

Launched 25 years ago today, the Hubble Space Telescope (HST), or simply “the Hubble,” became the world’s eye on the universe, delivering to astronomers and the general public an endless stream of images with unsurpassed clarity. Many revolutions in astronomy have been tied to specific telescopes and their uers, from the tiny telescope with which Galileo proved that the Earth revolved around the Sun and discovered the moons of Jupiter , the Leviathan of Parsonstown , used to by the 3rd Earl of Rosse to discover the spiral structure of what are now known as galaxies, and the 2.5-meter Hooker Telescope used by Edwin Hubble during the 1920s to measure the expansion of the Universe itself. And over the last quarter century, the HST has kept up this noble tradition. Although the Hubble’s mirror, with a diameter of 2.4 meters, is smaller than the mirror of even the Hooker telesc...

Full article: http://spectrum.ieee.org/tech-talk/aerospace/satellites/t...

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