Category Archives: April 2013

Synopsis: Big Bang by Simon Singh

by Prasad Ganti Big Bang is a very comprehensive summary of the physical sciences, leading to astronomy and eventually to cosmology. This is by far the best book from Simon Singh. A well articulated story starting from the ancient Greeks … Continue reading

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PANSTARRS

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Telescope and Astronomy Books For Sale

I am looking to sell my Meade ETX and my small collection of astronomy books. I bought the scope in the late 1990’s, so it doesn’t have go-to capabilities. Also, I have a Barlow lens, three eyepiece filters (gray, yellow … Continue reading

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Antares Inaugural Blast Off Set for Mid-April

by Dr. Ken Kremer, AAAP, Spaceflight Magazine & Universe Today NASA announced that the private Antares rocket from Orbital Sciences Corp. is slated to soar to space between April 17 and 19 from the newly constructed, seaside launch pad dubbed … Continue reading

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Thank you, Mr. Ramsey.

by Micheal Wright On January 22, 2103, Gene Ramsey, David and Jen Skitt, and I hosted one of the coldest star parties in recent memory at Hopewell Elementary School. The temperature was 17°F, but the children enjoyed “space up close.” … Continue reading

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Invitation to students

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