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Take a Picture of Me, James VanDerZee!

Andrea J. Loney and Keith Mallett’s New Voices Award Winner Take a Picture of Me, James VanDerZee! is one that, according to author Loney herself, “celebrate[s] the humanity of all children.” In this case, the child celebrated is James VanDerZee, an African-American boy born in 1886 to the former butler and maid of President Ulysses S. Grant. […] Continue reading

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Hipster Lens Flare–From Whence Do They Come?

This photo shows a pretty typical example of a lens flare. In chapter 5, we cover light, the visible spectrum, the three basic type of light, how it moves and bends and what can bend it. Lens flares are a … Continue reading  Continue reading Continue reading

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An out of this world semester…

What a wild ride it has been for me in astronomy 201. I really didn’t know what I was getting myself into. I am not strong in science, I took this course because I needed a credit for MNS and i sounded really interesting, and I didn’t know anyone in the class when it began. […] Continue reading Continue reading

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