Sir Frederick William Herschel was a German-born British astronomer and composer who became famous for discovering Uranus. He also discovered infrared radiation and made many other discoveries in astronomy.
USA — The International Year of Astronomy coincides with the 400th anniversary of Galileo’s revolutionary telescope this year. So what better way to celebrate history than with a retro look at the cosmos?
New Brunswick, CANADA — Traditionally, many celebrations are capped with fireworks displays. As the International Year of Astronomy winds down, bundle up for a night of meteoritic fireworks in the night sky.
Belvidere, NEW JERSEY — New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) Distinguished Professor of Physics Dale E. Gary, will guide visitors on a journey to the center of the galaxy on Friday, Dec. 11 at the Cooperative Extension Services of Warren County.
GLOBAL — Calling all podcasters! The award-winning 365 Days of Astronomy Podcast is proud to announce the project will continue for another 365 days, and is now accepting sign-ups for participants for 2010.