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Carnegie Observatories 2016 Lecture Series

Carnegie Observatories 2016 Lecture Series
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Our friend Vicki Laidig informed us of a lecture series that is, in her opinion, out of this world—the Carnegie Observatories annual spring lecture series—which is free, open to the public, and begins on April 4. A bit of history we found fascinating (and addictive): In 1904, George Ellery Hale “seeking clearer skies than existed […]

Mystery History No. 6

Mystery History No. 6

Where are we? And what’s happening? In this 1932 photo, Dr. E=mc2 himself, Albert Einstein, and his wife Elsa are given a huge send-off as they prepare to leave Pasadena after one of their sojourns here.     Here’s a more revealing shot: I did screen captures from a historic video that you’ll find here. In the early […]

Star Date Pasadena

Star Date Pasadena

2009 is the International Year of Astronomy, in case you didn’t know, and we can think of no better way to honor it than by getting acquainted with the sky watchers at Carnegie Observatories right here in Pasadena. It’s honoring the year with two events, the first of which is on Sunday: its 8th annual […]

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