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astronomy

uh stro nuh mee

  • n  the branch of physics that studies celestial bodies and the universe as a whole

  • Under the careful scrutiny of increasing numbers of scientists around the world, astronomy's newest sensationthe pulsarscontinued to beep away last week,.
  • PTI makes its second annual list of the best blogs in the world, spanning politics, housekeeping, astronomy and everything in betweenTom McNichol.
  • Viewed through the far-sighted optical telescopes of modern astronomy, the great spiral galaxies that dot the depths of space look as stable as anything in the universe.
News & Articles

  • Astronomy programs set in Potter County
    Astronomy programs are set for Friday and Saturday at Cherry Springs State Park. - 3:56 pm
    June 17, 2013 - Elmira Star-Gazette
  • Astronomy programs set in Potter County
    Astronomy programs are set for Friday and Saturday at Cherry Springs State Park. - 3:56 pm
    June 17, 2013 - Elmira Star-Gazette
  • Utilitarian Approach To Science Is Killing Arab Astronomy
    A professor of physics and astronomy at the American University of Sharjah, Nidhal Guessoum writes in the latest issue of Nature, that the utilitarian approach to science in Arab countries has had a devastating effect on the field of astronomy. Today, Arab astronomy barely registers on the world map. Scientific research is weak across the Arab world, and astronomy weaker still. Unlike countries ...
    June 17, 2013 - Forbes
Quotes

  • James Cronin in FOXNews
    The age of cosmic-ray astronomy has arrived,Cronin said. "In the next few years, our data will permit us to identify the exact sources of these cosmic rays and how they accelerate these particles."
  • Ann Druyan in MarketWatch
    That this knowledge will be pursued in his name, as he joins a triumvirate of the leading lights of 20th century astronomy, is a source of infinite pride to our family,said Druyan. "It signifies that Carl's passion to engage us all in the...
  • Andrew Lyne in Oneindia
    Johns Hopkins University and the Department of Physics and Astronomy have a rich heritage of research at the forefront of experimental astrophysics, including the Hubble Space Telescope. I'm thrilled to be joining the university community and look... John Grunsfeld http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_M._Grunsfeld&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNE-o3cMj7K_w2dclac22wof2dZsig Newswise (press release) http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.newswise.com/articles/hubble-repairman-becomes-research-professor-at-johns-hopkins-university&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGvHe2HkVKnYijMFJrtxS5iixnZPQ Jul 8, 2010 6203 9059 astrophysical Professor Lyne explains: Mankind's best clocks all need corrections, perhaps for the effects of changing temperature, atmospheric pressure, humidity or local magnetic field. Here, we have found a potential means of correcting an astrophysical...

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