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Hubble: A View to the Edge of Space

This feature from the Exploratorium Museum (last mentioned in the May 30, 2000 Scout Report) offers a nice, compact overview of the Hubble Space telescope and what we have learned from its observations. Aimed at a general audience, the site's contents include a tour of Hubble, a gallery of images and information on how these are produced, and an introduction to the people behind Hubble, among...

https://www.exploratorium.edu/origins/hubble/
Star Clusters Born in the Wreckage of Cosmic Collisions

These latest findings from Hubble will appeal to anyone with even a passing interest in astronomy. The first focuses on collisions between galaxies within Stephan's Quintet that have given rise to star clusters and dwarf galaxies. This release includes an introduction, background information, stunning photos, animations, videos, related links, and more.

https://hubblesite.org/contents/news-releases/2001/news-2001...
Telescopes

The first Web site on telescopes comes from Enchanted Learning.com, called Inventions: Telescopes (1). This site gives a brief description of the history of telescopes and their inventors, beginning with Hans Lippershey and his refracting telescope in 1608. The next site, offered by NASA, is the Telescope in Education site (2). This program provides students from around the world the opportunity...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/nsdl/ps/2002/0503
HubbleSite

The interactive and graphically stunning HubbleSite is produced by the Space Telescope Science Institute's Office of Public Outreach and covers all aspects of the Hubbel Telescope for the general public. The Striking Encounters multimedia activity shows how galaxies collide and how scientists study them using the telescope. Other features include a photo gallery, descriptions of discoveries that...

http://hubblesite.org/
In the News: Hubble's Deepest-Ever View of the Universe

This week's In the News highlights the recent finding of distant galaxies by the Hubble Space Telescope. Scientists recently activated the Near Infrared Camera and Multi-Object Spectrometer (NICMOS) aboard the Hubble Telescope to peer into formerly unseen areas of the universe. What they saw were the "faintest galaxies ever seen." The distance to these galaxies cannot be confirmed until the year...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/se/1998/1014
Magnificent Details in a Dusty Spiral Galaxy

The spiral galaxy NGC 4414 was first imaged by the Hubble Space Telescope over the course of two months in 1995. However, due to its large size, only half of the galaxy was visible in the datasets collected. This year the Hubble team returned to NGC 4414 and completed the portrait. The results, recently released online, are some beautiful images of a dusty spiral galaxy containing older yellow and...

https://www.spacetelescope.org/images/opo9925a/
HubbleSite: Gallery

The HubbleSite is produced by the Space Telescope Science Institute's Office of Public Outreach. The Gallery page of the site lets visitors explore the incredible pictures taken by the Hubble telescope in several ways. The showcase link provides an interactive environment to view photographs taken of the solar system, stars, galaxies, nebulae, exotic features, and the telescope itself. The newest...

https://hubblesite.org/images/news
NASA: Images from the Spacecraft and Telescopes Gallery

This website from the Jet Propulsion Lab provides over 100 images of NASA's spacecraft and telescopes. The original caption that was released with the image is posted along with the date of the image. The images can be sorted by mission, image release date, name, mission, instrument, or image size and can be downloaded in TIFF or JPEG format. At the time of this report, the sorting function was a...

https://photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov/gallery/snt
After its first half-century, NASA celebrates and considers the future of its work

Two halves of NASA merge at half-century http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/26948872/ NASA at 50: Johnson Space Center being put to the test http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/headline/metro/6028850.html 50 Years in Space: NASA's Roadmap to 2058 http://www.space.com/news/081001-nasa50-road-ahead.html The Hubble Space Telescope [Real Player, Macromedia Flash...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/2008/1003
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