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I will never know if the Earth was a fluke

I had taken Astronomy 201 because I was curious about humanity’s place in the universe. As a second semester senior, I didn’t need this class at all; I just wanted broaden my understanding of the world around me. Deep down, I also wanted form an educated opinion on the possibility of extraterrestrial life. It was hence […] Continue reading

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Hubble Telescope’s 25th Birthday

On April 24th, 2015, Hubble celebrated its 25th anniversary. It celebrated its birthday by taking some amazing images of some giant star clusters. The image above is one of Westerlund 2 which is a giant cluster of stars and dust – a breeding area for new stars. The dust pillars are the main areas where […] Continue reading

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A Semester of Astronomy Class, A Year of Astronomy Photos

This video is a compilation of photos taken throughout 2012 from Chumack Observatories taken by astrophotographer John Chumack.  Watching this video and seeing all of these photos really gives me a perspective on how much I’ve learned this semester.  Before … Continue reading Continue reading

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