Science fiction builds mental resiliency in young readers

Fantasy fiction provides more than escapism for young readers.

Esther Jones, Associate Professor of English, affiliate with Africana Studies and Women's & Gender Studies, Clark University • conversation
May 11, 2020 ~8 min

Tags:  hubble-space-telescope  science-fiction  fantasy-literature  speculative-fiction  book-censorship

How the Hubble Space Telescope opened our eyes to the first galaxies of the universe

Thirty years ago the Hubble Space Telescope began snapping photos of distant stars, providing a time machine that has taken astronomers back to when the universe was less than a billion years old.

Rodger I. Thompson, Professor of Astronomy, University of Arizona • conversation
April 24, 2020 ~9 min

Tags:  astronomy  nasa  hubble-space-telescope  james-webb-telescope  infrared  universe-expansion  star-formation  galaxies

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