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Hubble Wednesday, 18 February, 2004, 14:54 GMT
Building the first space telescope
Astronomers had long dreamed about a telescope that would get them above Earth's murky and turbulent atmosphere.
Hubble's vision is blurred
What was planned as the greatest scientific instrument ever built nearly turned into a $2bn white elephant, as a tiny speck of paint left Hubble with a flawed mirror.
Hourglass Ten years of Hubble science
Hubble has given us an astonishing picture of every kind of cosmic phenomenon, as well as the most accurate age of the Universe.
Looking to the future
Hubble has not only made essential contributions to our understanding of the evolution of the Universe but also changed the way astronomers do science.
HST Galaxy blazes with new stars
Hubble shows how some galaxies experience rapid pulses of star formation, called starbursts.
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