Astrophysicist Lyman Spitzer's idea for an extra-terrestrial telescope stationed outside Earth's pesky ultraviolet and infrared light-sucking atmosphere began as a dream in 1946 and reached fruition in 1990, when the Hubble Space Telescope finally settled into orbit. No one would argue that the HST hasn't brought amazing insight into the birth of stars and galaxies, but is it worth a risky, pricey repair mission? Where's the balance between scientific advancement and financial responsibility? Get in on the donnybrook at... More >>>