Hubble, Hubble is our space telescope in trouble? Voyager flies deep into interstellar foam and…. bubble? Okay, enough riffing on Shakespeare. With the success of the James Webb Telescope, I wouldn’t blame anyone for wondering if the Hubble Telescope is obsolete. Our throw away technology culture (at least in the United States) grooms us to look for the latest and greatest, discarding the past.
This thought prompted me to reach out to Sacred Space Astronomy contributor Dr. Brenda Frye to talk about how the Hubble Space Telescope fits into the research landscape in relation to James Webb and forthcoming ground-based research. We had a delightful conversation about many topics from her journey to astronomy, the Hubble, and dropped a hint at some exciting news of research her team has done with the James Webb Telescope!
Check out the our conversation below. And in regard to the artificial intelligence piece I was working on, I realized that all it was doing was restating points of my previous posts. Therefore, I’m going to give AI a rest for a while. For my thoughts on AI, check out these links below.
My conversation with Brenda.