LOSING THE ASTRONOMICAL ARMS RACE

Written on September 30th, 2012

We were having lunch with an astronomer the other day when the subject of the James Webb Space Telescope came up. Somewhat to our surprise, he was not particularly interested in the JWST. Nor was his lack of interest simply due to the instrument’s enormous cost and uncertain schedule. He was much more excited more excited about the new PLANETS telescope being built in Hawaii.

Read more: Losing the Astronomical Arms Race — Citizens in Space.

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