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Our intrepid space-beat reporter Rachel Hobson spotted these cool model Hubble Telescopes on the Hubble website:

There are three versions: a PVC pipe version, a basic paper model version, and an expert paper model version that even includes the internal structure of the telescope. Why not host a little Hubble-building party with some friends and then go see the new Hubble IMAX 3D movie? I caught the movie at it’s public premier here in Austin at SXSW a few weeks ago, and it was amazing. Get to know the telescope a little better by building a model, and then go see the movie to appreciate even more the glorious images it has returned to earth and the incredible folks who have maintained it over the years.

[via CRAFT]

Sean Michael Ragan

I am descended from 5,000 generations of tool-using primates. Also, I went to college and stuff. I am a long-time contributor to MAKE magazine and makezine.com. My work has also appeared in ReadyMade, c’t – Magazin für Computertechnik, and The Wall Street Journal.


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