ADVERTISEMENT
latest stories:

Hubble at 20: An Astronomical Success

After myriad delays and budget overruns, the Hubble Space Telescope finally roared toward orbit on space shuttle Discovery on April 24, 1990. Despite a rocky start, Hubble has in its two decades of operation revolutionized astrophysics and cosmology

10 Telescopes That Changed Our View of the Universe [Slide Show]

Historic telescopes through the ages, from Galileo to the 21st century

0

Last Dance with the Shuttle: What's in Store for the Final Hubble Servicing Mission

A Q&A with Hubble Space Telescope senior project scientist David Leckrone

0

Out of this World Pictures: First Direct Photos of Exoplanets

In an astronomy first, researchers image exoplanets orbiting two stars

0

    More In This Report

    Editors Picks

    Scientific American Holiday Sale

    Give a Gift &
    Get a Gift - Free!

    Give a 1 year subscription as low as $14.99

    Subscribe Now! >

    X

    Email this Article

    X