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Exploring the Universe in the Digital Age
Digital technology has transformed how we explore the Universe. Telescopes, photography, and spectroscopy remain our basic tools, but digital light detectors and processors have enhanced their power. Observatories in space have broadened the range of light we can gather. Our view of the Universe now extends from radio waves to gamma rays. And new technologies are revolutionizing ground-based astronomy, enabling us to create larger and more powerful telescopes than ever before.

Featured Artifacts in this section:

Hubble Space Telescope Backup MIrror
Wide-Field/Planetary Camera
Wide-Field/Planetary Camera CCD
Pigeon Trap
Hubble Space
Backup Mirror
Camera CCD
Penzias and Wilson Pigeon Trap
Photo of High Resolution Imagers
High Resolution
Imagers (HRI)

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