Category Archives: Education

Girls Speak Out on Physics Education

Do you think there are as many women astronomers as there are men? Did anyone out there in blog-reading-land answer yes? I doubt it. At least in the United States and Great Britain it's no secret that there are more … Continue reading

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Three Great Science-Oriented Web Sites

I like to draw attention to quality web sites and today I have three that I'd like to share. The first is a site from NASA that provides an interactive 3D tour of the Webb Space Telescope. The site is … Continue reading

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Swinburne Astronomy Online – Interview With Four Alumni

Last week I published an interview with Sarah Maddison of Swinburne Astronomy Online (SAO). This week I am happy to publish interviews with four alumni of SAO. If you have ever thought about getting a postgraduate degree in astronomy I … Continue reading

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Interview with Sarah Maddison – Swinburne Astronomy Online

Have you ever wished that you could get a degree in astronomy? I'm sure that many of you are responding with a resounding "yes!". Guess what? You probably can get a degree in astronomy. Depending on where you live and … Continue reading

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Interview with Fred Koch of the Three Rivers Foundation (3RF)

As I mentioned in a previous blog post, the Seventh Annual Deepest South Texas Star Safari was held under the auspices of the Three Rivers Foundation. While in Coonabarabran, Australia, I was fortunate enough to sit down for a conversation … Continue reading

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Amateur Telescope Making in Istanbul, Kilyos

As most of you probably know, 2009 is the International Year of Astronomy. Special events have been taking place all over the world. In my opinion, one of the most interesting events was the Amateur Telescope Making Workshop that took … Continue reading

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