Want to read Slashdot from your mobile device? Point it at m.slashdot.org and keep reading!

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
Get HideMyAss! VPN, PC Mag's Top 10 VPNs of 2016 for 55% off for a Limited Time ×
Space

Submission + - The Herschel Telescope close to blastoff

pha7boy writes: The Herschel space observatory, the European Space Agency's answer to the Hubble Telescope, is about to be sent into orbit. With a mirror 1.5 times the size of the Hubble mirror, the Herschel will look at the universe in the infrared and sub-millimetre range. This "will permit Herschel to see past the dust that scatters Hubble's visible wavelengths, and to gaze at really cold places and objects in the Universe — from the birthing clouds of new stars to the icy comets that live far out in the Solar System." More on the BBC News site
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

The Herschel Telescope close to blastoff

Comments Filter:

It is not every question that deserves an answer. -- Publilius Syrus

Working...