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- Black Hole View: Almost Sharp Enough! // Sky & Telescope;Dec2008, Vol. 116 Issue 6, p16
The article reports on the utilization of very-long-baseline interferometry (VLBI) in combining millimeter-wave telescopes in Hawaii, California, and Arizona. Sheperd Doeleman of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) led a group that resolved the structure as small as 37...
- Optimising Parameters for a multi-TeV IACT Cell. Denman, J.; Rowell, G.; Stamatescu, V.; Thornton, G.; Dunbar, R.; Clay, R.; Dawson, B.; Smith, A.; Wild, N.; Protheroe, R. // AIP Conference Proceedings;12/24/2008, Vol. 1085 Issue 1, p838
This report centres on a single cell of 5 telescopes which would be considered a pathfinder component for the full array. The investigation looks at the effects of image triggering conditions, telescope separation, image cleaning, image size and site altitude on the flux sensitivity, angular...
- SPOTLIGHT: Oceanside Photo & Telescope. Kovach, Lisa // San Diego Business Journal;12/20/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 51, p17
The article reports that a national and international force in the telescope industry, Oceanside Photo & Telescope Inc. (OPT), has been servicing San Diego enthusiasts and professionals since 1974. The largest single-store telescope retailer in the nation, Oceanside-based OPT sells photographic...
- It's the SEEING Mate! Clark, Tom // Amateur Astronomy Magazine;Fall2008, Issue 59, p45
The article describes the events during the 2008 Winter Star Party in Florida Keys beach. It reveals that Dave Reneke, editor of "Sky and Space" magazine in Australia attended the gathering. It descrbes Reneke as being spellbound when he witnessed good star seeing in the event. One of the...
- Astrophysics in Southern Africa. Whitelock, Patricia // AIP Conference Proceedings;3/13/2008, Vol. 991 Issue 1, p37
The government of South Africa has identified astronomy as a field in which their country has a strategic advantage and is consequently investing very significantly in astronomical infrastructure. South Africa now operates a 10-m class optical telescope, the Southern African Large Telescope...
- M104 and the Great Beyond. Seronik, Gary // Sky & Telescope;May2004, Vol. 107 Issue 5, p60
Focuses on the telescopic visibility of the M104 Messier galaxy. Magnitude of the galaxy; Steps in locating the galaxy using a 10 x 50 binoculars; Characteristics of the galaxy.
- Real tweet: we're on Twitter. // Logistics Manager;Oct2009, p06
The article reviews the Twitter web pages of the periodical "Logistics Manager."
- On Twittering. Maggiani, Rich // Intercom;Sep2009, Vol. 56 Issue 8, p31
The article reviews the web site Twitter from Twitter Inc.
- WEBSITE OF THE MONTH. // Irish Veterinary Journal;Jun2009, Vol. 62 Issue 6, p419
The article reviews the website Twitter.com from Twitter Inc.