Posts tagged “astronomy”

  1. Other quizzes can be found here.

    1. A Starry Night in Brazil
    2. Before Sunrise
    3. Night of a Thousand Stars

  2. i. In the summer of 2000 John Dobson was well into his eighties when I met him at Stellafane, the world’s longest-running amateur telescope-makers’ convention. He was the closest thing the community had to a celebrity, surrounded constantly by admirers thanking him for his contributions to the field, including his design for a cheap but sturdy mount and his tireless work traveling the globe as an educator. My uncle, a telescope-maker and the reason we…