Tag: astronomy

May 8, 2018

This Video Really Captures the Awe and Wonder of the Northern Lights

This Video Really Captures the Awe and Wonder of the Northern Lights

Seeing the northern (or southern) lights is a bucket list for many (myself included)

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Apr 15, 2018

Holding Pieces of the Moon and Mars on Earth

Photograph by Sarah Hörst

Planetary science professor Sarah Hörst has an out of this world experience

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Mar 22, 2018

Guy Takes Giant Telescope Around LA and Shows People the Moon Up Close

Guy Takes Giant Telescope Around LA and Shows People the Moon Up Close

He went around LA to give strangers an up-close look at a familiar object; one we might sometimes take for granted

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Feb 27, 2018

Casting the Mirror for the World’s Largest Telescope

Casting the Mirror for the World’s Largest Telescope

The castings of the 15-metric ton, off-axis mirrors for the Giant Magellan Telescope forced engineers to push the design and manufacturing process beyond all previous limits

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Jan 24, 2018

Mind-Boggling Visual Compares Our Sun to the Biggest Known Stars in the Universe

Mind-Boggling Visual Compares Our Sun to the Biggest Known Stars in the Universe

Just when you think it’s going to stop, they keep getting bigger. Earth for scale.

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Apr 27, 2017

In Search of America’s Darkest Skies (24 Photos)

In Search of America’s Darkest Skies (24 Photos)

After 3 years, 150,000 miles and 3,000,000 pictures taken, Harun Mehmedinovic and Gavin Heffernan introduce SKYGLOW

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Jan 18, 2017

Moon Calendars for 2017

Moon Calendars for 2017

What the moon will look like every evening for the upcoming year

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