astronomers

Who was Christiaan Huygens?

The 17th century was a very auspicious time for the sciences, with advancements being made in the fields of physics,…

6 years ago

Astronomy Cast Ep. 361: Modern Women: Maria Zuber

Maria Zuber is one of the hardest working scientists in planetary science, being a part of six different space missions…

7 years ago

Astronomy Cast Ep. 357: Modern Women: Vera Rubin

It's time for another series. This time we'll be talking about famous female astronomers. Starting with: Vera Rubin, who first…

7 years ago

Annual Atlanta Star Party Coming Soon!

If you happen to be attending DragonCon or just live near Atlanta, come and listen to some fantastic speakers and…

7 years ago

Now Available: 30 Free Lectures by Noted Astronomers

We just received a note from Andrew Franknoi and the Astronomical Society of the Pacific that they are making available,…

10 years ago

James Elliot, Discoverer of Uranus Ring System, Dies

[/caption] Astronomer James Elliot, a professor at MIT, has passed away at the age of 67. Elliot was part of…

10 years ago

Famous Astronomers

[/caption] Throughout the centuries, many astronomers have made incredible discoveries and contributions to science. I cannot do justice to all…

12 years ago