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 […]

List of Best Space and Astronomy Websites
Astronomy Lists

List of Best Space and Astronomy Websites

September 30, 2015 James Miller 0

Although there are millions of websites that deal with astronomy, cosmology, and space in general, many are guilty of disseminating half-truths, distorted truths, or just plain bad science. So where do you start to look […]

Dobsonian Telescope Inventor Dies Aged 98
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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 […]

Sir Patrick Moore's Legacy At Stake
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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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