All posts by Richard B. Drumm

Richard Drumm is President of the Charlottesville Astronomical Society and President of 3D – Drumm Digital Design, a video production company with clients such as Kodak, Xerox and GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals. He was an observer with the UVa Parallax Program at McCormick Observatory in 1981 & 1982. He’s found that his greatest passion in life is public outreach astronomy and he pursues it at every opportunity.

By Richard B. Drumm on October 3, 2019 in
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In an exciting discovery, water vapor has been found in the atmosphere of a distant exoplanet planet known as K2-18b, which is 110 light years from Earth in the constellation Leo.

By Richard B. Drumm on August 24, 2019 in
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Collecting stuff is fun but it can also tell you something about the things you’re collecting. One of the collection are pictures of stars explosion.

By Richard B. Drumm on April 27, 2019 in
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The South Pole is a hostile environment; it’s a frozen desert but for the last 8 years, scientist try to look for this answers: What shoots beams of tiny, almost undetectable particles at Earth?

By Richard B. Drumm on March 7, 2019 in
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Listen to this story from the Sun as it tells its story in layers of light, each layer reveals what’s happening at different depths and temperatures. #spacescoop @unawe #365DaysOfAstro

By Richard B. Drumm on February 27, 2019 in
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Could Life Exist on One of Saturn’s Moons if it has water? @unawe #spacescoop #365DaysOfAstro

By Richard B. Drumm on February 13, 2019 in
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Does the Universe go on forever or does it have an edge? Has it always existed and if not, how old is it? Will it end? more at #365DaysOfAstro today’s @unawe #spacescoop

By Richard B. Drumm on January 29, 2019 in
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In October of 2018, the discovery of a new supercluster in the distant Universe was announced! Just 2.3 billion years after the Big Bang.

By Richard B. Drumm on January 16, 2019 in
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Astronomers have used NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory to discover a ring of black holes or neutron stars in the galaxy AM 0644-741 in the constellation Volans. This ring of black holes covers an area three times larger than the Milky Way, making it the real Lord of the Rings!