10 Top Astronomers from the Ancient World
Astronomy History

10 Top Astronomers from the Ancient World

May 14, 2017 James Miller 0

From the western historical perspective, it is sometimes easy to focus on the astronomical works of early Greek astronomers too tightly, while overlooking the worthy contributions made by earlier philosophers from other cultures that have […]

Nikola Tesla
Astronomy Lists

10 Interesting Nikola Tesla Facts And Quotes

September 6, 2015 James Miller 0

1: Man Who Invented the 20th Century Nikola Tesla (1856-1943) was a renowned scientist who designed the world’s first hydro-electric power plant in Niagara Falls, which in the 1890s successfully distributed and illuminated distant homes […]

Star Gazing
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Dobsonian Telescope Inventor Dies Aged 98

January 25, 2014 James Miller 0

On January 15th, 2014, John Dobson, inventor of the inexpensive, simple to use Dobsonian telescope, passed away in Burbank,  California, aged 98. In 1915, Dobson was born in Beijing, China, and after his parents moved […]

Earth from Space
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Sir Patrick Moore’s Legacy At Stake

October 1, 2013 James Miller 0

Sir Patrick Moore CBE was an English astronomer who attained prominence as a writer, researcher, and presenter of ‘The Sky At Night,’ the world’s longest-running television series with the same original presenter. Now, however, Moore’s […]

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