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Friday Night Flicks: Rick McMahan

Tonight’s flick depicts the scale of The Universe. (Warning: Do not watch if you already feel insignificant.)     McMahan has produced a number of illustrated/animated videos for NASA. If you have some astronomy questions, you might get them answered … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Annie Amaya

Tonight’s flick is a stop-motion animation by Annie Amaya. It was originally posted here in 2017 for Tanabata and the July 7 anniversary of this blog and my website — officially eight years old yesterday.  In this version of the … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: The Heliocentric Universe

Today is the 543rd birthday of Nicolaus Copernicus, the man who formulated the heliocentric model of the universe. His book De revolutionibus orbium coelestium (On the Revolutions of the Celestial Spheres), published shortly before his death in 1543, was a major contributor to … Continue reading

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