Dudley Observatory News

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2019


12/31/19
Dr. Rapson comments on bolide sighting

                             
12/5/19                                                                                         11/7/19
Vox Pop with Valerie Rapson and Bob Berman                    Vox Pop with Valerie Rapson and Bob Berman

 

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11/5/19                                                                                           10/25/19
Schenectady Today Interview with Dr. Rapson                       Region’s science museums searching for solid ground

 

                               
10/3/19                                                                                           9/5/19
Vox Pop with Valerie Rapson and Bob Berman                      Vox Pop with Valerie Rapson and Bob Berman 

 

                                 
8/8/19                                                                                            7/1/19
Vox Pop with Valerie Rapson and Bob Berman                      Vox Pop with Valerie Rapson and Bob Berman 

 

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June 2019                                                                                      May 2019
Schenectady Today Interview with Dr. Rapson                    Schenectady Today Interview with Dr. Rapson

 

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April 2019                                                                                    March 2019
Schenectady Today Interview with Dr. Rapson                    Schenectady Today Interview with Dr. Rapson

 


1/21/19     
Ballston Spa Girls Learn About STEM Careers

 

2018

                                                  Dudley Observatory's astronomer Valerie Rapson nominated Knox retirees Amy and Russ Pokorny for a NASA award honoring the couple for increasing interest in astronomy. They host monthly Star Parties in the beautiful Octagon Barn they built on their property. Dudley supplies the telescopes. Photo: Lynda Edwards, Contributed Photo
September 2018                                                                           8/22/18
Dr. Rapson wins Girl’s Inc. Emerging Leader Award               Knox couple’s barn observatory work sparkles

 

Dudley Observatory offering a much closer look                            Image result for schenectady today
7/22/18                                                                                          July 2018
Dudley Observatory offering a much closer look                  Schenectady Today Interview with Dr. Rapson   

 

Image result for WNYT logo                           Assemblymember Angelo Santabarbara speaks during a groundbreaking ceremony for new Dudley observatory at miSci on Friday, June 1, 2018 in Schenectady, N.Y. (Lori Van Buren/Times Union) Photo: Lori Van Buren / 20043956A
6/24/18                                                                                          6/1/18
miSci museum expansion                                                          Groundbreaking for new observatory

 

Dudley Observatory joining forces with miSci                                      Image result for WNYT logo
6/1/18                                                                                             5/13/18
Dudley Observatory Joins Forces with miSci                           NASA InSight Travels to Mars

 

miSci celebrates National Astronomy Day                               50 years later, Glenville meteorite still inspires
4/21/18                                                                                              4/11/19
miSci Celebrates National Astronomy Day                                  50 Years Later Local Meteorite Still Inspires

 

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3/4/18                                                                                                 1/21/18
SpaceX and Falcon Program                                                          Asteroids and Meteorites

 

2017

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August 2107 Solar Eclipse
More than 1000 with eyes on the sky at miSci                                    How NOT to observe the solar eclipse
Solar eclipse with the Dudley Observatory
Capital Region prepares for solar eclipse

 

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June 2017                                                                                     4/24/17
Schenectady Today Interview with Dr. Rapson                       Dudley Observatory hosting Pre-show before Tyson at Proctors

 

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May 2017                                                                                 April 2017
Women Computers at Dudley Observatory                         Schenectady Today Interview with Dr. Rapson 

2016

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2/23/16
Learning about the stars: Senior Science Day program educates adults

2015

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December 2015                                                                           9/10/15
TedX talk: Dr. Rapson on STEM Education                                Observatory astronomer has eye on education
                                                                                                              Venerable Dudley Observatory partners with science museum