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Boston Children's Museum.
July 24, 2014

Boston Children's Museum opens a new exhibit on Saturday, July 26, My Sky, funded by NASA and created through a partnership between Boston Children's Museum and Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory.

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July 9, 2014

Einstein's Theory of General Relativity predicts that accelerated masses emit gravitational waves, or ripples in space-time. Even though gravitational waves have yet to be detected directly, we expect that there are more than hundred million gravitational wave sources in our own galaxy.

Giant Magellan Telescope
June 26, 2014

The Giant Magellan Telescope (GMT) Organization is partnering with The University of Texas at Austin McDonald Observatory to present a new teacher workshop curriculum that will educate teachers about how the GMT, the world's largest telescope, will dramatically advance the field of astronomy when it begins operations in 2020.