Latest Allegheny Observatory Stories
From Dan Handley Science Media, LLC, American Public Television begins distributing UNDAUNTED: The Forgotten Giants of the Allegheny Observatory, a one-hour documentary that tells the inspirational
By Jeremy Boren Lou Coban has what many people would consider the ultimate office: plenty of space, little supervision and a stellar view.
The existence of extrasolar planets has become common knowledge in the past decade. But in the mid-20th Century, the search for worlds orbiting other stars got off to a rocky start. Alan Boss, an astronomer with the Carnegie Institution of Washington, recounts the early days of extrasolar planet-hunting.
- A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.