Hubble telescope looks at “empty” space

In 1996 and again in 2004, scientists pointed the orbital Hubble telescope at seemingly blank parts of the sky.

Click on this to see what they found.

I feel awe and wonder at how the immensity and complexity of the universe exceeds my power to comprehend it.  The philosopher Bertrand Russell said that thinking about the stars and galaxies helped him see his frustrations with human affairs in perspective; this helps me see what he meant.

I thank my friend Bill Elwell for forwarding the link.

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2 Responses to “Hubble telescope looks at “empty” space”

  1. Joyce Ireland Says:

    AMAZING….

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  2. Anne Tanner Says:

    Now let’s see what the telescope can tell us about “dark matter.”

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