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Freeman Dyson

contributing members of AAAP Ad astra Freeman Dyson!  One of the most significant and appreciated figures in the world of physics and in Princeton’s enduring scientific community, Freeman Dyson has passed away (Feb 28).  Freeman Dyson was an early and … Continue reading

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Fast Radio Bursts

by Theodore R Frimet feast or famine Exciting news awaits the general public. Fast Radio Bursts. FRB’s become the new darling of what’s up the in sky tonight! Starting with the MSN title of “Scientists detect an unexplainable radio signal … Continue reading

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stellar parallax in the news

by Aram Friedman unprecedented parallax measurement The folks at New Horizon are going to make an unprecedented parallax measurement on April 22nd & 23rd (1) as reported in a news article by Applied Physics Laboratory of John’s Hopkins University. They will compare … Continue reading

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Go To or Go Broke

by Theodore R Frimet teach an amateur to fish Year three in amateur astronomy. I’ve met friends along the way. Mostly thru business. They often times appeared to be larger than life. Then time and experience sets in. The veil … Continue reading

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my longest yard

by Theodore R Frimet a stitch in time saves nine Behold! A true moonless night, low humidity and no clouds. Unless you are the astrophotographer to my left. He kept on getting red smears in his semi-finished product, on screen. … Continue reading

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The next amateur

by Theodore R Frimet to know a fly – dithier Today we look at the wing of a fly. Not much to see here. “Move on”, you say. I differ. Many are the weekends that I wait for. A trouble … Continue reading

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