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Cosmic Origins Spectrograph

Since its launch in 1990, unique tools aboard the Hubble Space Telescope have resulted in amazing deep-space images and discoveries. Learn how astronomers are using the Cosmic Origin Spectrograph (added to Hubble in 2009) to answer questions like: How do stars and galaxies form? How were the elements created in stars and supernovae?


Recommended for ages 12 and up.

Earlier Event: May 12
Tonight's Sky
Later Event: May 13
The Little Star That Could