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A top invention of 2009

01/05/2010 - 16:16
Herschel has been voted one of the top inventions of 2009 by Time Magazine

I spy...a spacecraft

01/05/2010 - 16:17
Herschel has been observed by amateur astronomers from around Europe.

Herschel on air

01/05/2010 - 16:17
Key members of the SPIRE instrument team have contributed to a two-part documentary on Herschel for BBC Radio 4.

Herschel’s cameras combine to show the galaxy in a new light

23/06/2011 - 11:26
Herschel's two cameras, SPIRE and PACS, have been used in parallel to show the galaxy in unprecedented detail.

Herschel passes critical test

12/04/2010 - 16:55
Herschel has successfully passed a critical review of its progress

Professor Steve Eales comments on the significance of the first SPIRE images

01/05/2010 - 16:21
Professor Steve Eales comments on the scientific significance of the first Herschel images.

Beautiful first images from SPIRE

23/06/2011 - 11:30
SPIRE has released its first ever images, showing the stunning power of the instrument.

Herschel at the Royal Society Summer Exhibition

14/04/2010 - 09:39
Members of the Herschel team have been presenting and exhibit of the Herschel and Planck missions, along with members of the Planck team.

Spectacular first observations with Herschel!

01/05/2010 - 16:22
The first images from Herschel have been released. It shows the spiral galaxy M51 as seen by the PACS instrument.

Herschel on Radio 4 "Thought for the Day"

12/04/2010 - 16:26
Herschel provided the inspiration for the "Thought for the Day" on the BBC Radio 4 Today Programme.