Nearly a Century Later, Edwin Hubble's Legacy Lives On (Op-Ed)

June 17, 2014 5:19 AM

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Nearly a Century Later, Edwin Hubble's Legacy Lives On (Op-Ed)

In this space wallpaper, astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have assembled a comprehensive picture of the evolving universe among the most colorful deep space images ever captured by the 24-year-old telescope.

Patrick McCarthy was part of the Wide Field Camera 3 science team and currently serves as director of the Giant Magellan Telescope Organization. He contributed this article to Space.com's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights.

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