Category: Feature

StarNews — June 2024

Avoidance Behavior On any clear summer night, we can look up and see a beautiful array of stars scattered across the sky. The heavens seem dense

Astral Insights May 2024

A Cepheid Variable and a Supernova 1A walk into a bar… The cosmos, as we now know, is quite lively and far from static.  Down

Voyagers 1 and 2: Where are they now?

These are the most distant objects ever constructed by humans!   In case you missed it, Voyager 1 and 2, both launched in 1977, are

Rutherfurd Observatory: Repairing an Iconic Dome

In 2017, Columbia University’s Dr. Jana Grcevich, then Outreach Coordinator for Columbia’s Astronomy & Astrophysics Department invited me to examine the venerable but aging copper