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    Default International Year of Astronomy 2009

    Make it Happen! | Astronomy 2009

    Will anyone be participating?

    I will at least be an enthusiastic supporter/spectator.

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    にゃん runvardh's Avatar
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    Donated some funds through the RASC. I hope to participate ^_^
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    Well I am interested in astronomy since I was a kid so I will be spectator.

    This is the first time I hear that 2009 will be the year of astronomy.

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    It's based on 400 years of the telescope, IIRC.
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    What sort of return can I expect with something like this?
    "We grow up thinking that beliefs are something to be proud of, but they're really nothing but opinions one refuses to reconsider. Beliefs are easy. The stronger your beliefs are, the less open you are to growth and wisdom, because "strength of belief" is only the intensity with which you resist questioning yourself. As soon as you are proud of a belief, as soon as you think it adds something to who you are, then you've made it a part of your ego."

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    ^The awe and wonder of gazing out into the universe and witnessing it gradeur and mystery?

    What exactly are you looking for?

    Accept the past. Live for the present. Look forward to the future.
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    "[A] scientist looking at nonscientific problems is just as dumb as the next guy." Richard Feynman
    "[P]etabytes of [] data is not the same thing as understanding emergent mechanisms and structures." Jim Crutchfield

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    Is there one of these every year?

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