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The Sciences

Paperwork makes the telescope go 'round

Bad AstronomyBy Phil PlaitOctober 16, 2009 9:00 PM

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Back in the day when I worked on Hubble, I had an ever-growing mound of paperwork that included FAQs, software instructions, how-to guides for the instruments, and the usual exponentially increasing stack of forms to fill out and process. How I wish I had this way cool Hubble paperclip to hold those sheaves together! Now I just need to figure out how to mass produce paperclips bent into a BA shape.

Tip o' the green-tinted paper-pushing accountant's visor to Jenny Williams.

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