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Visual Astronomy Display: April 2014

Visual Astronomy Display for April 2014 Highlights… Astronomers are using the gravity of distant galaxies to bend light and magnify images, allowing them to see deeper into the cosmos than ever before; Comet collisions and an undiscovered exoplanet are hinted at by large clouds orbting a distant star; April 14th…

CfA Bibliography for March 2014

Refereed articles published by CfA authors in March 2014 (View this list in ADS 2.0 to filter, analyze, view, export, sort)

Visual Astronomy Display: March 2014

Visual Astronomy Display for March 2014 Highlights… Science@NASA brings us a fun clip about what it would be like to drink a cup of coffee in space; With an extension of support until at least 2024, the International Space Station is poised to make discoveries we can’t even imagine today;…

CfA Bibliography for February 2014

Refereed articles published by CfA authors in February 2014 (View this list in ADS 2.0 to filter, analyze, view, export, sort)

Visual Astronomy Display: February 2014

Visual Astronomy Display for February 2014 Highlights… Engineers and scientists at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory talk about the amazing discoveries of Opportunity which is still functioning on the surface of Mars a full ten years after it landed in 2004; A neat little video from MinutePhysics about how the solar…

CfA Bibliography for January 2014

Refereed articles published by CfA authors in January 2014 (View this list in ADS 2.0 to filter, analyze, view, export, sort)

CfA News Feed

Here are just a few places to find CfA in the News: AAAS EurekAlert! Smithsonian Science e!Science News PhysOrg.com Astronomy Picture of the Day CfA in the News Archive starting from October 2010 and ending in January 2012. Recent CfA News Releases

Introducing the Visual Astronomy Display

I’m excited to share a new project I’ve been working on at the Wolbach Library recently: The Visual Astronomy Display. Basically, it is a large screen monitor showing a curated list of YouTube videos about astronomy.  The playlist, usually running about an hour and a half to two hours, is…

John G. Wolbach Library

John G. Wolbach Library, 60 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA

The John G. Wolbach Library combines the collections of the Harvard College Observatory (HCO) Library and the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) Library, forming one of the world’s preeminent astronomical collections. The joint collection is known as the John G. Wolbach Library at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. The principal subject areas contained within…

Asteroid 433 Eros, Part 3

The late 1800s and early 1900s was an era of immense astronomical focus on 433 Eros. During this time at Harvard College Observatory, a series of documents called Circulars were disseminated as a way to publish discoveries and other important findings by the observatory. One thing to note when reading…