Category Archives: May 2018

From the Director

      by Rex Parker, Director NEAF Impressionism. Energized from attending the Northeast Astronomy Forum (NEAF), I returned to Princeton contemplating our roles on the stage of science, exploration, and community. The “World’s Largest Astronomy & Space Expo” was … Continue reading

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Naming Uranus

by David Lechter While looking through a cornucopia of astronomical images at the Pinterest web site I came across the following image that is actually page 49 of an old book entitled “Smith’s Illustrated Astronomy”(3). I was able to download … Continue reading

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Daystar

by John Church Fear no more the heat o’ the sun, Nor the furious winter’s rages. – Cymbeline, Act IV Whenever I have trouble getting to sleep, which sometimes happens to people as they get older, I just think about … Continue reading

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Wiggly Jiggilies

by Ted Frimet or when black holes collide Commercial break. All had a great time, during our AAAP outreach. Three telescopes were present, one manned by Dr David Letcher, the other by Outreach Chair, Gene Allen. The third telescope, my … Continue reading

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The new exoplanet hunter

by Prasad Ganti The Falcon 9 rocket blasted off into space like what has now become a routine launch. This time the payload was a space telescope on a mission, a more powerful set of eyes, peeping into the heavens … Continue reading

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