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Space exploration really is rocket science

Space exploration really is rocket science

Teach your children well Why are so many things seemingly falling out of space and landing on Earth?  If you have not asked this question in the past, you are…

Part II: How to buy a telescope…

Part II: How to buy a telescope…

…and not be disappointed. Part II: The Telescope Tube  In part II of this story, we will address the optical tube, the telescope – the thing you put your eye in so…

Part I: How to buy a telescope…

Part I: How to buy a telescope…

…and not be disappointed. Part I: The Mount Hopefully if you are one of those special people with a newfound interest in amateur astronomy and have gotten this far, you…

AstroDad’s latest: NASA launches Mars Science Lab

AstroDad’s latest: NASA launches Mars Science Lab

NASA successfully launches Mars probe two weeks after Russian Mars mission fails This past weekend, on Nov. 26, 2011, NASA launched the Mars Science Lab (MSL) in a flawless event that…

Earth’s recent asteroid encounter is closest in 200 years

Earth’s recent asteroid encounter is closest in 200 years

Howdy!*  Looks like I’m the newest columnist here at the Blue Ribbon News. Our family is into our second decade of living in Rockwall and I’m very passionate about astronomy. …

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