Dave Eicher, editor of Astronomy magazine and science popularizer, brings you thoughts about astronomy, cosmology, nature, the hobby of astronomy, the sometimes disturbingly pseudoscientific culture we live in, and more.
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How old is the universe?

Posted 6 years ago by David Eicher
Welcome to “Dave’s universe,” the new blog by Dave Eicher, editor of Astronomy magazine, and astronomy and science popularizer. I’ll be bringing you new thoughts about astronomy, cosmology, nature, the hobby of astronomy, the sometimes disturbingly pseudoscientific culture we live in, and other miscellany. I hope you’ll enjoy it! Over the past century, astronomers have deduced several ways to estimate the age of the universe. By using each of these me...
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The Kepler space telescope is about to reset your brain

Posted 6 years ago by David Eicher
Welcome to “Dave’s universe,” the new blog by Dave Eicher, editor of Astronomy magazine, and astronomy and science popularizer. I’ll be bringing you new thoughts about astronomy, cosmology, nature, the hobby of astronomy, the sometimes disturbingly pseudoscientific culture we live in, and other miscellany. I hope you’ll enjoy it! While in Tunisia last week, I was able to hang out with a very cool couple. Marcie Smith is the mission director of NASA’s Kepler ...
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The Ten Commandments of the Universe

Posted 6 years ago by David Eicher
Welcome to “Dave’s universe,” the new blog by Dave Eicher, editor of Astronomy magazine, and astronomy and science popularizer. I’ll be bringing you new thoughts about astronomy, cosmology, nature, the hobby of astronomy, the sometimes disturbingly pseudoscientific culture we live in, and other miscellany. I hope you’ll enjoy it! We’re all familiar with the Ten Commandments of biblical verse, a set of religious imperatives given by God to the people of Israel...

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