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03/23/2017 - John Dobson - How to build a Telescope by: Simon Tang
A lot of you may have already seen this video but it's always good to introduce new people to old videos. John Dobson (maker of the Dobsonian Telescope) shows how to build a telescope.
So get some popcorn ready and prepare youself for some serious telescope overload!
02/20/2017 - NASA to Host News Conference on Discovery Beyond Our Solar System by: Simon Tang
NASA will hold a news conference at 1 p.m. EST Wednesday, Feb. 22, to present new findings on planets that orbit stars other than our sun, known as exoplanets. The event will air live on NASA Television and the agency's website.
Details of these findings are embargoed by the ... more
02/08/2017 - Full Moon, Eclipse and Comet by: Simon Tang
A trio of celestial events will be visible in the night sky on Friday night.