Astronomy Articles

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How to Get A Job in Astronomy

25th Jan, 2017 - 7730 views

Job in astronomy | Get a job as an astronomer | A scientific career in deep astronomy is not all about getting a PhD | Support or project scientist?

Asteroid Facts

11th Feb, 2012 - 5493 views

The solar system is actually a pretty scary place. Right now, NASA is tracking almost 15,000 near Earth objects that include both asteroids and comets, and there are an unknown number of these objects circling the Sun.

What is the Best Telescope to Buy?

6th Aug, 2011 - 56.3k views

Buying a telescope can be very daunting if you've never used one before. Read this article before getting out your wallet.

The Redneck Astronomer

15th Aug, 2007 - 3438 views

My life has always been a collision of worlds that never seemed to fit together. This article explains, in part, what I mean.

How I Overcame My Math Blocks

31st Dec, 2006 - 28.0k views

What do you do when you can’t do the thing you want most in life? And I don’t mean “can’t” in a I-have-other-things-to-do kind of way. I mean can’t do it even though it’s the only thing I’ve ever wanted to do kind of way.

Your First Telescope for Astronomy

14th Nov, 2006 - 7122 views

New to amateur astronomy? Want to get involved? Want to buy your first telescope? Here are some things I wish I knew when I was starting out.