StarDate: May/June 2014

McDonald at 75
How some crazy (and not-so-crazy) ideas gave birth to McDonald Observatory

McDonald Observatory’s 75th anniversary is coming up May 5, 2014, and in this issue we’ll look back at the observatory’s origins. And Leila Belkora returns to StarDate with a feature on how scientists are searching for signs of exploding stars on Earth and the Moon.

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