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Hubblecast 63: From the distant past — Hubble and art

The ESA astronomy podcast, bringing you the latest from the Hubble Space Telescope

6 March 2013

This episode of the Hubblecast explores how conceptual artist Tim Otto Roth has been inspired by scientific data from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope to create a unique work of art.

Credit: ESA/Hubble
Visual design and editing: Martin Kornmesser
Web and technical support: Mathias Andre and Raquel Yumi Shida
Written by: Oli Usher
Narrator: Sara Mendes da Costa
Images: NASA, ESA, Denis Finnin (AMNH), Tim Otto Roth, Bob Fosbury
Footage: Herbert Zodet, Mary Estacion, Tim Otto Roth, Bob Fosbury
Interviews: Oli Usher, Mary Estacion
Music: Toomas Erm
Directed by: Oli Usher
Executive producer: Lars Lindberg Christensen

Special thanks:

  • Tim Otto Roth
  • Bob Fosbury (ESO)
  • Antonella Nota (ESA/STScI)
  • Ken Sembach (STScI)
  • Mike Shara (AMNH)
  • Benjamin Staude
  • Connie Fitzgerald (AMNH)
  • Mary Estacion (STScI/OPO)
  • Denis Finnin (AMNH)
  • Frank Summers (STScI/OPO)
  • The staff of STScI Office of Public Outreach
  • The staff of the American Museum of Natural History


  • Hubblecast 63 can be downloaded in a range of formats including HD here.


Nicola Guttridge
Hubble/ESA, Garching, Germany
Tel: +49-89-3200-6855

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Screenshot of Hubblecast 63
Screenshot of Hubblecast 63


Hubblecast 63: From the distant past - Hubble and art
Hubblecast 63: From the distant past - Hubble and art