Essays Tagged: "Hubble Space Telescope"

Black Holes

detection devices.Just recently a major discovery was found with the help of a device known as The Hubble Telescope. This telescope has just recently found what many astronomers believe to be a black ...

(5 pages) 245 1 4.4 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Beta Pictoris

would generate the asymmetry that is been noted in the dust disk surrounding Beat Pictoris (4).The Hubble Space Telescope, using the high-resolution spectrograph, found that the disk surrounding beta ... ris is very similar to a very early phase of our own solar system (5).Additional evidence, from the Hubble, also suggests that Beta Pictoris might be following in our footsteps. The gaseous inner ring ...

(6 pages) 92 0 4.6 Apr/1994

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Space Technology: An ever-growing field

shave conducted hundreds of scientific experiments and medical tests, and carriedsatellites and the Hubble telescope into space. Along the way, the space program hasgreatly expanded the world's knowle ...

(7 pages) 141 1 3.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

The Effects of Space Exploration on Modern Society

m in everyday life.Through space exploration, a lot has been learnt about Earth and space. When the Hubble Space Telescope was fully operational in 1993, it allowed us to observe our galaxy in ways th ...

(4 pages) 121 1 3.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

Space: Man or Machine?

have drifted around in circles for months. No where near what the machines have accomplished. "The Hubble telescope went into orbit in 1990 with a defective mirror, but was repaired in 1993 by a spac ... in the astronomical literature." (Washington Post) A machine would have not been able to repair the Hubble telescope. Humans are needed for the "dirty" work. A machine or robot could have not landed o ...

(3 pages) 56 0 1.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Observing Stars.

on or refraction, dust, atmospheric haze, airglow, weather, light pollution or the time of day. The Hubble Space Telescope is probably the most famous astronomical satellite in orbit around Earth. Pho ... velength part of the spectrum). It can also be used to determine the distance of an object from us. Hubble made the important finding that the further away a galaxy is, the greater its velocity. Also, ...

(11 pages) 97 1 2.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

An Inquiry Into The Question Of How Technology Has Expanded Or Limited The Acquisition Of Knowledge

ges. The most affected of the four ways of knowledge is perception. Technological products like the Hubble Space Telescope have vastly expanded our knowledge of the local stars and the stars that coul ...

(5 pages) 75 1 4.5 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

An Inquiry Into The Question Of How Technology Has Expanded Or Limited The Acquisition Of Knowledge

ges. The most affected of the four ways of knowledge is perception. Technological products like the Hubble Space Telescope have vastly expanded our knowledge of the local stars and the stars that coul ...

(5 pages) 83 0 3.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

The Hubble Space Telescope: A Window to Space. A six page scientific essay entireley about the Hubble Space Telescope. Includes citations from a variety of sources and Bibliography.

Gruszka 1The Hubble Space Telescope: A Window to SpaceEver since Galileo used his homemade telescope to make the ... onomical objects, scientists have used telescopes to explore the universe beyond the naked eye; the Hubble Space Telescope is a magnificent example of a modern day telescope capable of transmitting va ... day telescope capable of transmitting varied and extensive data of the far corners of the universe. Hubble is the first of its kind to explore the vastness of space. Its size, parts, power and speed a ...

(9 pages) 174 2 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Jupiter and the Galilean Satellites

o has streaks criss crossing the entire globe caused by volcanoes or geysers. Observations with the Hubble Space Telescope reveal that Europa has a very tenuous atmosphere made of oxygen. It's most li ...

(3 pages) 37 0 3.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Astronomy Hubble Telescope Secrets of the Universe

Hubble TelescopeSecrets of the UniverseNot since Galileo turned his telescope towards the heavens in ... heavens in 1610 has any event so changed our understanding of the universe as the deployment of the Hubble Space Telescope (HST). Galileo's telescope used a simple arrangement of two lenses in a long, ... to oversee its construction. In 1983, the space telescope was named after American astronomer Edwin Hubble. Edwin Hubble (1889-1953) measured the distances and velocities of galaxies using a Newtonian ...

(8 pages) 92 1 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

The Possibilities of Space Exploration

Space exploration has been booming in the past year. In years to come, it will dramatically increase ... mission to Mars will occur around 2015. In May, a probe will be sent to Mercury. NASA is sending a spacecraft to fly around Venus and Mercury, hopefully creating a map of the planet. In February, the ... ary, the European Space Agency will send a robot to land on a comet. In July, they will also send a spacecraft to orbit Saturn. Near the end of the year, NASA will launch a probe into the path of Come ...

(4 pages) 61 0 3.3 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

Mythology/Religion Comparative Essay

s created by a huge explosion and not by gods or goddesses. Through scientific data gather from the Hubble Space Telescope, it shows that the most reasonable theory of the creation of the universe is ...

(2 pages) 122 5 4.5 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Comparative Essays

Black Holes.

based on the velocity measurements of a whirlpool of hot gas orbiting the black hole. In 1994, the Hubble Space Telescope produced data with unprecedented, having no previous example, measurements of ...

(4 pages) 39 1 2.3 Dec/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Importance of science

a lot better. One of the telsescopes that is used to study outer-space in the present is called The Hubble Space Telescope which brings back many images of outer space, which give us much more clearer ...

(1 pages) 10593 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Science Essays

Hubble space telescope

The Hubble Space Telescope The Hubble Space Telescope is one of the worlds most powerful earth-orbiting ... ifying glass and provides scientists with a spectacular view of deep parts of the universe.With the hubble space telescope in earths orbit, more discoveries are found every day. With its unsurpassed p ...

(2 pages) 22 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Hubble Telescope

The Hubble Telescope is the first major infrared-optical-ultraviolet telescope to be put into orbit arou ... the Earth ever in mankind's history. The telescope is named after the American Astronomer Edwin P. Hubble. In the 1920's, he found galaxies beyond the Milky Way and discovered that the Earth was unif ... as those carried aloft by rockets or in satellites, they are used to detect softer radiation. ...

(1 pages) 1494 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Notes on eyes, vision problems, microscopes, telescopes, and cameras

: pirates use, they magnify visible light.•Binoculars: two telescopes stuck together.•The Hubble telescope orbits in space.•Radio telescopes: to study stars, collect data from satellite ...

(5 pages) 1531 0 0.0 May/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Space Learning Unit Grades (9-12)

may suggest the following:The mission to walk on the moonThe study of lunar (moon rock) samplesThe Hubble Space Telescope, which sends back high-resolution images of celestial bodiesThe International ...

(6 pages) 18 0 0.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Hubble Space Telescope V Planck Comparative EssayThis Essay is an analysis of each space telescope; competitively distinguishing how data is collected, the orbital mechanics of each craft and the contributions to our understanding of the universe.

Physics ErtStimulus-"The Hubble is better than thePlanck Telescope"A comparative Analysis of the planck telescope and hubble ... t and the contributions to our understanding of the universe.This essay takes the position that the Hubble space telescope is better than the Planck through superior type,orbital aspects and over-all ... rpreted allows for determining the universes age and supportive evidence of the big Bang theory.The Hubble space optical telescope is a versatile observatory that takes high resolution images of the c ...

(8 pages) 12 0 0.0 Jun/2012

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy