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Chandra: Two Decades of Seeing the Universe in a Different Light

The Chandra X-ray observatory is celebrating 20 years in space this year, and oh, the things it has seen. Belinda Wilkes, who directs the telescopes operation, takes you on a dizzying visual tour of Chandra's universe...

November 19, 2019 — Jeffery DelViscio and Kelso Harper

The Death of Astronomy?

Probably not, but forthcoming commercial satellite constellations herald a new era for our night skies

May 27, 2019 — Caleb A. Scharf
So You Want To Be An Exozookeeper?

So You Want To Be An Exozookeeper?

                  This week has seen the release of the latest set of ‘confirmed’ exoplanets from NASA’s Kepler mission.

February 27, 2014 — Caleb A. Scharf

The Monk Of A Million Telescopes

“IF THERE WERE A MILLION PEOPLE WITH TELESCOPES WILLING TO LET A FEW THOUSAND OTHER PEOPLE LOOK THROUGH THEM, IT IS POSSIBLE THAT EVERYONE WHO WALKS THIS EARTH, WITH EYES TO SEE, MIGHT SEE THE UNIVERSE” John Dobson, (September 14th, 1915 – January 15th, 2014) John Dobson’s life reads like a movie script...

January 21, 2014 — Caleb A. Scharf
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