Category Archives: Mid-summer 2020

Poetry by Astronomers

         the cosmos doesn’t care          by Larry Kane          The cosmos doesn’t care that          in our striving to understand          the two extremes of relativity,          we take comfort          being nestled between          the very large and very small.          The cosmos doesn’t care that          we … Continue reading

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Down Memory Lane

50th Anniversary Year – Children’s Poetry Contest

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Hubble Sees Summertime on Saturn

NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope captured this image of Saturn on July 4, 2020. Two of Saturn’s icy moons are clearly visible in this exposure: Mimas at right, and Enceladus at bottom. This image is taken as part of the Outer … Continue reading

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Snippets

compiled by Arlene & David Kaplan Beyond the Milky Way, a Galactic Wall Astronomers have discovered a vast assemblage of galaxies hidden behind our own, in the “zone of avoidance.” The South Pole Wall, as it is known, consists of … Continue reading

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