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Bringing telescopes to the masses
Ready for the first day of class
Shining a new light on the universe
Dreaming up a laser beam
Scientist, writer, contrarian
Unlocking the secrets of the stars
Filling the space between the stars
Reflections on a bright dwarf planet
An astronomer who saw double
A memento of a college basketball star
Explaining bands of nothing
Solving the mystery of a demon star
Science and service in World War II
The true nature of a glowing cat’s eye
Scanning the “barcode” of the Sun
A bold idea for exploring the universe
Probing matter between the stars
Tracking down false comets
Probing the mysteries of the stars
Collaboration in the name of science
From exploding bombs to exploding stars
Classifying the stars
A rare astronomical opportunity
Pioneering at 25 cents an hour
Dangerous nights at the telescope
Making up for lost time
A musical intro for a noted astronomer
An observatory gets a new start
Pioneering a new way to see the universe
Sneaking into astronomical history
Snapping pictures of the night sky
Mapping southern skies
Leafing through a starry filing cabinet
The long-range secret of odd “stars”
Risking life and limb for a solar eclipse
A cruel twist of nature
War, embezzlement, and comets
From hardware-store owner to cosmic celebrity
Taking note of a new planet
Ticking off the hours until a solar eclipse
Taking a balloon ride for science
Buying space rocks for a dollar a pound
A burning passion for space rocks
The champion of all comet hunters
A new way to study the universe
The man who discovered an atmosphere
Filling the space between the stars
Giving birth to a galaxy
Getting the stars organized
A fanciful design for a starship
Hunting up a faint cosmic bulb
A ring of fire around a planet
Ducking cannonfire in the name of science
Dodging cannonfire in the name of science
A "calculated" planetary discovery...
Plotting the motions of the sky
Filling in some gaps in the sky
Discovering a stellar nursery
Getting together for science
Getting the scale of the universe half right
Cruising toward the stars
A quasi-stellar mystery
Keeping watch for space invaders
An astronomer's cosmic menagerie...
Digging up Martian canals
Stepping across the solar system

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