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"Looking Downward Thence": D. G. Rossetti's "The Blessed Damozel" in Astronomical Focus. Hall, Jason David Critical essay Sep 22, 2019 9799
Astronomy, Life, and Our Cosmic Creator. Benecchi, Susan D. Essay Sep 1, 2019 5042
75, 50 & 25 YEARS AGO. Sinnott, Roger W. Oct 1, 2018 400
Halley's Comet & Maya: Kings: Did a spectacular, once-in-a-millennium meteor shower prompt the crowning of a king? Romero, James Mar 18, 2018 2275
75, 50 & 25 Years ago. Sinnott, Roger W. Nov 1, 2017 442
75, 50 & 25 years ago. Sinnott, Roger W. Jan 1, 2017 431
Twelve steps to infinity: use these observing favorites to get a sense of our place in cosmic history. Wedel, Mathew Dec 1, 2016 2421
Our surprisingly ancient "Greek" constellations: Perseus the Wizard, Ursa Major the Dragon-Wagon--many of the classical Greek constellations were revamped from ages much earlier. Crossen, Craig May 1, 2016 2447
The dawn of global planet watches: the International Planetary Patrol Program used a worldwide network of astronomers to keep vigil on the planets in the 1970s. Brasch, Klaus Jan 1, 2016 1618
Astronomy & the future of general relativity. Ferreira, Pedro G. Dec 1, 2015 3524
September 1990: Hobbled Space Telescope. Sinnott, Roger W. Brief article Sep 1, 2015 161
Reading history in the heavens: the night sky offers a visual narrative of astronomical advances. Hirshfeld, Alan Jul 1, 2015 521
Reviving astronomy in a small nation. Vannini, Julio Dec 1, 2014 2032
Beginnings of indian and chinese calendrical astronomy. Parpola, Asko Essay Jan 1, 2014 2918
Getting started with the history of astronomy. Frost, Mike Oct 1, 2013 2059
IGY reminiscences. Finsen, W.S. Jun 1, 2013 1829
Onward and sky: with new efforts aimed at the stars, China seeks to revive its astronomical reputation. Drake, Nadia Dec 1, 2012 3472
Why do asteroids come in Pairs? A surprisingly large fraction of small bodies come in binaries and triplets. Shepard, Michael Dec 1, 2012 2285
The effect of astrological opinions on society: a preliminary view. Mozaffari, S. Mohammad Report Dec 1, 2012 4330
The great telescope race: in the 19th century, the United States transformed itself from a scientific backwater into an astronomical juggernaut. Bell, Trudy E. Jun 1, 2011 2456
The history of astronomy in Southern Africa. Jan 1, 2010 4329
Revising earth's biography: how much of our current "knowledge" will turn out to be wrong? Grinspoon, David Dec 1, 2009 590
November 1959: shooting the moon. Robinson, Leif J. Nov 1, 2009 261
50 & 25 years ago. Robinson, Leif J. Sep 1, 2009 340
50 & 25 years ago. Robinson, Leif J. Brief article Aug 1, 2009 200
50 & 25 years ago. Robinson, Leif J. Jul 1, 2009 355
50 & 25 years ago. Robinson, Leif J. Jun 1, 2009 352
Celebrating astronomy's illumination of the mind. Siegfried, Tom May 23, 2009 367
Gazing deeper still: four hundred years ago, Galileo and his telescope brought the heavens into focus, setting the stage for modern astronomy. Sobel, Dava May 23, 2009 1591
Beyond Galileo's universe: astronomers grapple with cosmic puzzles both dark and light. Cowen, Ron May 23, 2009 3230
Watching Tycho's Supernova--in reruns. Mar 1, 2009 395
The history of astronomy in Southern Africa. Jan 1, 2009 4783
Astronomical wonders: antiquity's greatest monuments had more than a bit of celestial significance. Krupp, E.C. Nov 1, 2008 1099
Yesterday and today: is this the same field I went into 40 years ago? Fienberg, Richard Tresch Jun 1, 2008 393
50 & 25 years age. Robinson, Leif J. Brief article Feb 1, 2006 229
Fluid Drive: like liquid perfection, an ancient art of timekeeping flows into high gear. Krupp, E.C. Jan 1, 2006 1046
A millennium of shattered stars: our galaxy's historical supernovae. Stephenson, F. Richard; Green, David A. May 1, 2003 3917
Moonstruck. (Language Corner). Bucher, Marcel Apr 1, 2003 421
From Ptolemy to the Renaissance: How Classical Astronomy Suvived the Dark Ages. Kanas, Nick Jan 1, 2003 3026
Other geometries in the autumn sky. Schaaf, Fred Nov 1, 2002 646
My favorite globular clusters. Dalrymple, Les Aug 1, 2002 2614
Message machine. Krupp, E. C. Jul 1, 2002 1480
Star reading: Astronomy in Mexico. (Mexico on the Web). Mader, Ron Brief Article Jul 1, 2002 563
Skywise and streetsmart. Krupp, E. C. Jun 1, 2002 1443
The race to measure the cosmos. Hirshfeld, Alan W. Cover Story Nov 1, 2001 3031
Is Harmony at the Heart of Things? Aveni, Anthony Jan 1, 2001 4901
Calendar Worlds. Krupp, E.C. Jan 1, 2001 1408
Flood control: the tale of Piscis Austrinus is quite a fish story. Krupp, E.C. Oct 1, 2000 1467
50 & 25 YEARS AGO. Brief Article Jul 1, 2000 346
Mesmerized by Mercury : With less than half its surface mapped by Mariner 10, much of Mercury remains as unknown today as it did in the time of Denning and Schiaparelli. Sheehan, William; Dobbins, Thomas Jun 1, 2000 2258
Slithering Toward Solstice : Ancient Native American artifacts in the form of discarded snake skins may have been seasonal signposts. Krupp, E. C. Jun 1, 2000 1304
50&25 years ago. Brief Article Apr 1, 2000 329
Theft of Light : The mythology of the mischievous ravens and crows has spanned continents. If you enjoy sunshine, thank a raven. Krupp, E. C. Mar 1, 2000 1466
Gerbert d'Aurillac: Y1K's Science Guy. Ryan, Jay Biography Feb 1, 2000 1085
Light in the Cathedrals. Brief Article Jan 1, 2000 493
The Big Room : Having trouble contemplating the structure of the universe and your place in it? Welcome to the club. Krupp, E. C. Jan 1, 2000 1447
Where the Astronomers Are: a stagnant century. Heck, Andre Jan 1, 2000 1226
Astronomy: the cosmic odyssey: amazing things are happening out in the universe, and the new century brings new ways for all of us to see them. Odenwald, Sten Jan 1, 2000 2807
50&25 years ago. Brief Article Dec 1, 1999 327
50&25 years ago. Brief Article Nov 1, 1999 319
50 & 20 YEARS AGO. Brief Article Oct 1, 1999 301
Linne: Here Today, Gone Tomorrow. Wood, Charles A. Brief Article Sep 1, 1999 485
Charles Boyer and the Clouds of Venus. Sheehan, William; Dobbins, Thomas Biography Jun 1, 1999 2087
Now you see it ... now you don't ... Kaler, James B. Jan 1, 1999 3412
The journey back to the source. Dressler, Alan Oct 1, 1998 4847
Numerical patterns in nature. Sundaram, T.R. May 1, 1998 2448
Observing the occasion. Krupp, E.C. Dec 1, 1996 1347
The heavens and the earth. Kippenhahn, Rudolf Nov 1, 1996 2776
E.E. Barnard and the 1889 eclipse of Iapetus. Sheehan, William; Briggs, John W. Feb 1, 1996 2697
After the fall: in 1794, a heavenly epistle heralds the study of meteorites. Cowen, Ron Cover Story Oct 14, 1995 1630
The supernova that wasn't? Brief Article Oct 22, 1994 440
Mathematics and astronomy. Asimov, Isaac Reference Source Jan 1, 1994 497
Spherical earth. Azimov, Isaac Reference Source Jan 1, 1994 212

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