The telescope discovers the oldest solar system to date.
This is the first part of the lecture given by Astronomer Royal Martin Rees at Stephen Hawking's birthday symposium.
On May 19 2009 the Space Shuttle Atlantis released the Hubble Space Telescope back into orbit after a hugely successful servicing mission. To mark the occasion, Mario Livio, one of the scientists involved in the mission and intimately acquainted with Hubble, takes stock of its scientific legacy.
Extrasolar planets have been grabbing the headlines