Tag Archives: astronomy

Carl Sagan for a dummie

I don’t have a vast knowledge about astronomy. From time to time I find some interesting news to post at the astronomy category. I follow the top news of New Scientist, Popular Science, Scientific American and the fantastic pictures of … Continue reading

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News: 04/01/2007

Hi guys, I hope you are having a loving night – or day. I selected some interesting news about internet and technology to blog in this amusing day. Let’s go to the latest news. – Astronomy Picture of the Day … Continue reading

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Science’s 10 most beautiful experiments

That’s neat. A group of physicits, coordenated by Robert P. Crease, a member of the philosophy department at the State University of New York at Stony Brook and the historian at Brookhaven National Laboratory, was invited to chose the the … Continue reading

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Magic Lantern links

Since I’m fascinated by magic lanterns, here are few links to sites with vintage slides of them: At EVE (Everyone’s Virtual Exhibition) there is a huge collection of magic lantern slides divided in gallery like Alice in Wonderland, Peter Pan, … Continue reading

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The Copernican System

While I try and finish yet another complex post, why don’t you keep your hands busy with two awesome paper models? In theory those two models, of Copernican System and Ptolemaic System, are for kids learn more about the history … Continue reading

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The Starry Night

From the APOD: The Starry Night by Vincent van Gogh painted 1889. This painting is wonderful and now I have a good excuse to post it. The painting Starry Night is one of the most famous icons of the night … Continue reading

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APOD: Expiration Date For Green Cheese Moon

The moon is made of green cheese, right? But it’s better don’t eat it. The APOD (Astronomy Picture of the Day) has a picture taken by Hubble Space Telescope with the expiration date for green cheese moon.

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Best ever map of the early universe revealed

Astronomy lovers and curious people must read this New Scientist article: Best ever map of the early universe revealed. On Thursday, the WMAP team revealed the best map ever drawn of microwaves from the early universe, showing variations in the … Continue reading

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Astronomy Pictures

Today, the Astronomy Picture of the Day is a high resolution image from the last Annular Solar Eclipse, happened on Monday (October 3). The author of that picture, Stefan Seip, takes amazing astronomy photos. If you can’t check all the … Continue reading

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Rare Books and Glass Plates

Rare Books and Glass Plates – illustrations from Rare Books and other objects in the U.S. Naval Observatory Library Collection. An amusing collection with great images. Take a look too: Uranometria – Bayer’s Uranometria was the first star atlas of … Continue reading

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