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November 21, 2002 12:00 AM (EST)

News Release Number: STScI-2002-28

Hands-On Book of Hubble Images Allows the Visually Impaired to "Touch the Universe"

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Video: HubbleMinute: "Touch the Universe"

Running Time: 2 minutes 50 seconds

Author Noreen Grice, astronomer Bernhard Beck-Winchatz, and school teacher Benning Wentworth III developed "Touch the Universe: A Braille Book of Astronomy" to bring Hubble Space Telescope images to the fingertips of the blind.

Credit: NASA and Bryan Preston (STScI)

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