View Full Version : Podcast: Having a BLAST in the Arctic

2006-Jul-14, 02:55 PM
If you're an astronomer and you want to escape the Earth's hazy atmosphere, you need a space telescope... right? Not necessarily, sometimes all you need is a balloon, and some clear arctic skies. An international team of researchers traveled to Sweden and deployed a 33-storey tall balloon carrying the BLAST telescope, designed to study the birth of stars and planets. Gaelen Marsden is a member of the team, and researcher at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada.

Read the full blog entry (http://www.universetoday.com/2006/07/14/podcast-having-a-blast-in-the-arctic/)

2006-Jul-18, 02:33 PM
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