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This week, a number of scientists have gathered in Madrid to discuss the first science results from the Herschel Space Telescope. Herschel is the largest astronomical telescope ever put in space (the mirror is 3.5m wide!) and observes light at infrared to submillimetre wavelengths (50 - 550 microns), around 500 times larger than the wavelength of visible light. Astronomers built this telesc
October 3, 2009 was the first annual Science Day at the Santa Barbara Zoo. Many excited kids, parents, and teachers got to spend a sunny Saturday surrounded not only by hundreds of exciting and exotic animals, but by also learning about different types of science and by participating in several fun and educational hands-on activities.
Every year the Las Cumbres Amateur Outreach Award is presented to an individual displaying outstanding outreach by an amateur astronomer to children and the public. This award is presented at the Astronomical Society of the Pacific (ASP) annual meeting, after the ASP board of directors have reviewed all the candidates.
Sunday 13th of September 2009.
Haleakala and the Faukes telescope are accustomed to international visitors but this is the first time to my knowledge that FTN has welcomed visitors from South Korea. The two sisters Yun K Oh and Sun K are from Seoul in South Korea.
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