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Tuesday, June 5, 2012 8:07 pm

Cool astronomy news, non-transit-of-Venus edition

Filed under: Cool! — Lex @ 8:07 pm
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Not only has NASA inherited a pair of Hubble-class space telescopes from the National Reconnaissance Office (one of the black-budget agencies). These shorter telescopes with a wider field of view — thus the nickname “Stubby Hubbles” — turn out, Tom Levenson at Balloon Juice tells us, to be just right for the next thing we want and need to do in astronomy.

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