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Why Astronomy is Considered the Oldest Science

Millions of years ago, ancient humans living on the African savanna likely gazed up in wonderment at the bright moon and star-filled sky. This cosmic backdrop wasn’t too different from…

From early astronomy to Star Trek, Baltimore museum explores the celestial fascination of Jewish scholars, artists

During the early years of the first “Star Trek” TV series, when a producer asked actor Leonard Nimoy to develop a sign of greeting for his character Spock to use,…

New Technology Is a “Science Multiplier” for Astronomy

Federal funding of new technology is crucial for astronomy, according to results of a study released on September 21, 2020, in the Journal of Astronomical Telescopes, Instruments and Systems. The…

Study: New technology is a ‘science multiplier’ for astronomy

Federal funding of new technology is crucial for astronomy, according to results of a study released Sept. 21 in the Journal of Astronomical Telescopes, Instruments and Systems. The study tracked…

New technology is a ‘science multiplier’ for astronomy

The first image of a black hole by the the Event Horizon Telescope in 2019 was enabled in part b support for the NSF’s Advanced Technologies and Instrumentation program. Credit:…

New technology is a “science multiplier” for astronomy

IMAGE: The first image of a black hole by the the Event Horizon Telescope in 2019 was enabled in part b support for the NSF’s Advanced Technologies and Instrumentation program. view…

We All Need Space. 11 Sublime Images From ‘Astronomy Photographer Of The Year’ That Will Make You Gasp

Need some inspiration? Last week the Royal Observatory Greenwich’s title of Insight Investment Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2020 was handed out, and with it came a collection of space…

Astronomy and the climate crisis: Scientists make some connections

As astronomers look out to the universe, they use planet Earth as an important reference point. This has created a growing relationship between astronomy and the evolving study of climate…

Flee Earth With Winning Images From the 2020 Astronomy Photographer of Year Competition

The prestigious Insight Investment Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition has announced the winning photos of its 2020 contest. From galaxies and star-forming nebulae through to planets, aurorae, and annoying…