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- The latest Hubble Project news


- "Galaxy Clusters Warp Space and Bend Light": How the effect of massive objects on light affects the telescope images.
http://hubble.stsci.edu/discoveries/hstexhibit/universe/warp.shtml


- "Ready, Aim, Observe!": How guide stars are used to direct the telescope
http://hubble.stsci.edu/sci.d.tech/team_hubble/operations/ops3.shtml


- ACTIVITY: How to build a spectroscope. Using a spectroscope you can see that a single color of light is really comprised of a combination of colors, called a spectrum.
http://www.exploratorium.edu/spectroscope/index.html


- MOVIE: "Idea to Image - how to make pictures out of digital data"

http://hubble.stsci.edu/discoveries/hstexhibit/telescope/idea2image.shtml

- The website for NOVA's "Runaway Universe" offers a timeline of the universe, explores the ultimate fate of the cosmos and takes you on a tour of the heavens near you.
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/universe/

- NASA's Origins program tries to answer two vital questions: Where did we come from? Are we alone?
http://origins.jpl.nasa.gov/whatis/whatis.html

- The Abrams Planetarium Skywatcher's Diary tells you what things will be appearing in the northern hemisphere sky every night for a month at a time.
http://www.pa.msu.edu/abrams/SkyWatchersDiary/Diary.html

- Goddard Space Flight Center's Hubble website:
http://hubble.gsfc.nasa.gov/

- Telescope movies? Get some popcorn and watch these videos of heavenly sights captured by Hubble.
http://oposite.stsci.edu/pubinfo/Anim.html

- You can make your own telescope. Try this!
http://www.exploratorium.edu/exploring/space/activity.html

- And you can build a model of the Hubble Space Telescope. Here's how:
http://sol.stsci.edu/~mutchler/HSTmodel.html

 

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