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The best space and astronomy gifts you need to bring the cosmos into the holidays.

Is The Universe Finite? On the recent paper by Eleonora Di Valentino, Alessandro Melchiorri, and Joe Silk,”Planck evidence for a closed Universe and a possible crisis for cosmolog,” Astronomy'>Nature Astronomy (2019).

Elon Musk's SpaceX warned: Your internet-beaming satellites disrupt astronomy by @LiamT 

@SpaceX  working on fix for Starlink satellites so they don’t disrupt astronomy

The forgotten 18th century observatory that marked the rise of modern astronomy in India

Despite many hurdles, India has a thriving citizen astronomy community — extremely tech savvy and motivated

An NMSU astronomy professor and his former grad students are part of an international team of astronomers whose work helped create an image of the a distant galaxy.

Okay nobody told me that "Astronomy Club" had a "Real World" conceit!


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Astrophile (n.) a person who loves stars, astronomy

Cleopatra’s beauty wasn’t her most prominent asset. She spoke as many as a dozen languages and was educated in mathematics, philosophy, oratory, and astronomy. Egyptian sources described her as a ruler “who elevated the ranks of scholars and enjoyed their company.”

This little boy is only 6 years old, but what he knows about astronomy is out of this world.

This article is completely mind-blowing. The head of astronomy at Harvard, using some newer calculations, makes an awfully compelling case that Oumuamua was, in fact, an (extremely!) ancient non-human solar sail.

SpaceX just launched 60 new satellites, which have been spotted as a chain of bright lights across the sky. As more are launched and orbits change, this could be a very big problem for ground-based astronomy. Musk’s offhand “they can’t be seen at night” is not true or reassuring.

See these beautiful images of celestial objects that are modern views from astronomy's Messier Catalog:

New gallery of images features modern views of objects from astronomy's 18th century Messier Catalog:

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Always wanted to call people who don’t like astronomy “Galactos Intolerant"

If the ancient Arab world had banned Western travelers from its borders, we’d have no mathematics, no astronomy, no medicine. #MuslimBan