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On the road: A visit to Tele Vue Optics
[caption image="http://cs.astronomy.com/cfs-file.ashx/__key/communityserver-blogs-components-weblogfiles/00-00-00-00-72-Tele+Vue/4722.4686_5F00_Naglers.jpg" position="right"]David, Sandy, and Al Nagler pose in their offices at Tele Vue Optics in Chester, New York, October 22, 2012. // All images by David...
Thu, Oct 25 2012
Sheldon Reynolds’ Images of Life
Many of you know our Contributing Editor Sheldon Reynolds, for years singer and guitarist with Earth, Wind, & Fire, as well as an enthusiastic astronomy promoter. Check out his latest film, Images of Life , with reflections on the universe. You’ll love it! [caption image="/cfs-filesystemfile...
Thu, Feb 2 2012
Brian May Queen “One Vision” Contest winners announced
Congratulations to Marvin Long of Austin, Texas, and Philip Knight of Wolverhampton, England, for winning the “One Vision” Contest! Marvin and Philip each will receive a set of Brian May’s London Stereoscopic Company’s astronomical stereo cards along with an OWL viewer, signed...
Tue, Jan 10 2012
Sheldon Reynolds' "Images of Life"
Last week, I told you about the contest we’re running on Astronomy.com with our Contributing Editor Sheldon Reynolds, world-renowned musician and former guitarist and lead singer of Earth, Wind & Fire. By sending us a short essay on a moment when you looked at the universe and felt childlike...
Tue, Oct 18 2011
JFK and the promise of space
Fifty years ago today, President John F. Kennedy addressed a joint session of Congress on a variety of topics he labeled “urgent national needs.” The speech is famous now for a variety of reasons, but none more so than for the president’s call to action to land a man on the Moon before...
Wed, May 25 2011
Remembering Robert Burnham, Jr.
A month from now, June 16 will mark a special day. It’s the birthday when one of the most famous astronomy writers in the world, Robert Burnham, Jr., would have turned 80 years old. (No, not our Robert Burnham, the longtime editor at Astronomy magazine who now works at Arizona State University...
Tue, May 17 2011
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