May 26, 2020

Astro-Event of the Week: 03.30.09: 100 Hours of Astronomy!

This week’s shout-out is not an event in the skies above, but a global happening right here on the good ol’ planet Earth. On April 2nd thru the 5th, the International Year of Astronomy (IYA) 2009 culminates with an unprecedented global event: 100 Hours of non-stop Astronomy!

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McCain versus the Planetarium.

   Watch out; Astroguyz is about to get partisan. In the most recent presidential debate, McCain ridiculed Obama’s proposal to fund a new projector for the Adler Planetarium in Chicago, Illinois to the tune of 3 million… catch the blow by blow here. Never mind that this wasn’t for a simple vis-vis overhead projector, but a complete remodel and state of the art digital projector for the facility… [Read more...]