Physicist and astronomer Lyman Spitzer, Jr. was born on this day in 1914.
The Spitzer Space Telescope was named for him. Read "Lucy's Planet Hunt" and see how this telescope is helping her.
Lucy's Planet Hunt . . .
. . . or, how to see things in a different light.
Lucy wonders whether there could be life elsewhere in the universe. So she helps make a special space telescope to look for other Earth-like planets. What does she learn? Read her story and find out.