Greg Dorsainville

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February 15, 2010

Event: AMNH’s March Cosmic Lineup

Lowell Eschen over at the American Museum of Natural History has sent me a much appreciated run down of the museum’s March lineup of space related events. Like almost all the things the museum does, it looks to be a great month: Virtual Universe: Our Solar Neighborhood with Jackie Faherty Tuesday, March 2, 6:30 pm …

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June 8, 2009

event: WSF: Navigating the Cosmos

World Science Festival Presents: Navigating the Cosmos (sold out but tickets may be available at the door) Hayden Planetarium, AMNH Created especially for the World Science Festival, this presentation allows you to experience the Hayden Planetarium’s Digital Universe with an immersive, three-dimensional tour of the cosmos that will change your perspective on home.

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March 19, 2009

Today in Science History March 19th

Courtesy of In 1954, a sled powered by six rockets with a human rider reached 421 mph, running 3,550-ft on heavy rails mounted in concrete at rails at Holloman Air Force Base, Alamogordo, NM. It was the effects of braking from such speed that was being studied. Known as the “abrupt deceleration vehicle,” it …

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