9-26-2011: Hurray for Hubble!

September 26, 2011 at 9:17 am 3 comments

The last time we interviewed Dr. Matt Mountain, direct of the Space Telescope Science Institute, he shared various insights about high-level astrophysicists planning experiments on the Hubble Space Telescope.  But what he was really excited about, as he left the studio, was a big envelope he’d just gotten from a fifth-grader at Baltimore’s Garrett Heights Elementary in Lauraville.

Inside the envelope was a 20-page spiral-bound book about the Hubble, some pages hand-printed, some typed, lots of pictures – some photographs, many hand-drawn illustrations, eight chapters plus a glossary.  It’s titled, “The Hubble in Space!” by NajahEllington.

Najah Ellington , along with Dr. Matt Mountain and Najah’s math teacher, Sandra Knutson join us in the studio to talk to us about out of this world education.

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3 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Roni  |  September 26, 2011 at 11:47 am

    Yeah for my daughter!! I am so proud of her

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    • 2. sandi  |  September 27, 2011 at 6:10 pm

      me too

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  • 3. Tonyah  |  September 28, 2011 at 5:15 pm

    It is indeed true – the apple does not fall from the tree. It runs in Najah’s genes!! I am beyond proud of her, and her mother, Roni!! Continued blessings and success in all of your future endeavors! Please add me to your “Fans” list ; D.

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