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12.21.2012 | | Posted at 11:54 AM

Astronomy, Aesthetics and the Hubble Telescope

By David Luhrssen
  They are beautiful, those images of the cosmos produced from photos taken from the orbiting Hubble Telescope. And those brightly colored pictures of spiraling galaxies against the expanse of infinity have permeated popular consciousness, replacing the old starry night backdrops of science-fiction movies and acting as a cosmic motif in Terrence Malick’s Tree of Life. But as Sta...