Author Archives: Justin Kim

Ancient History of Eclipses

Hello all! In honor of the partial solar eclipse we got to briefly see in Nashville on Monday, I wanted to explore some of the interesting history of eclipses. The first known recording of an eclipse was from November 30th in 3340 BCE in Ireland. This discovery was based on “overlapping circular rock carvings, called […] Continue reading

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The Journey Back to the Moon

Hello everyone! Almost spring break! Isn’t it bonkers to think that we first sent human beings to the Moon in 1969? That’s 54 years ago! In that time, we have made such large strides in technology. Finally, there are plans to go back soon! NASA is working hard on its Artemis campaign. This campaign aims […] Continue reading

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Justin's Blog 2024-02-12 17:22:51

History of Astronomy in Korea! Hey everyone ! Do you guys remember when we were learning about historical astronomical sites in class? I remember one of the sites catching my eye because it looked incredibly familiar. It was the one in Korea called Cheonseongdae in Gyeongju, South Korea. I once visited this while on a […] Continue reading

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Historical Astronomers in Context

I chose to learn more about Isaac Newton! He was born on December 25th, 1642 and died on March 31st, 1727. Isaac Newton discovered the law of universal gravitation that helped explain the force that determines the motion of celestial bodies. Newton established the three laws of motion, the law of inertia, the law of […] Continue reading

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First Astro Blog Post

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