The Hubble Telescope celebrates its 20th birthday

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This year, scientists at NASA are commemorating the Hubble Space Telescope’s 20th year of orbit, having overcome problems of broken equipment, a faulty primary mirror and the cancellation of a planned shuttle servicing mission. Named after the American scientist Edwin Hubble, the mission was carried into orbit by a space shuttle and has remained at […]

A troublesome eruption

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as the news has been saturated by this recent eruption we have heard the effects and the dispute between the airlines and the government but what are the facts and how long will the trouble last? http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/eu_volcano_science one of the problems caused by ash is the electro-static build up as is seen in one of […]