Wednesday, April 24, 2024

“Countless women are alive today because of ideas stimulated by a design flaw in the Hubble Space Telescope.”
– Neil deGrasse Tyson –

It’s a lesser-known fact that the “fix” for the flaw in the Hubble telescope’s mirror led to advances in image processing that were later applied to medical imaging – including mammography. Today, April 24, the Hubble telescope turns 34. So raise a cheer for the benefits of science then Click here for the article Celebrate Hubble’s 34th birthday with this gorgeous nebula image.

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