Re: Release the Mouthfoamers!

Harvey Newstrom (
Tue, 10 Feb 1998 09:30:55 -0500

Damien Broderick wrote:
> They're on pp. 18, 60, 223, 254 (the last two being really stupidly
> careless references to the `lenses' of the Hubble Space Telescope - which
> is a refractive device, using mirrors).

I thought the original mirror for the Hubble was ground incorrectly, and
that it had to be repaired with corrective lenses to compensate. I
heard this while working for a (nameless) client who temporarily feared
that the Mirror error was caused by their computers. Later it was
discovered that the error was due to other causes.

Harvey Newstrom <>
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