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 November 24, 2018 in
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Podcaster: Richard Drumm

By Richard B. Drumm on October 27, 2018 in
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When a red supergiant goes supernova, something special may happen: a brief but brilliant flash of light might be seen before the full explosion! more at #365DaysOfAstro @unawe #spacescoop

By Richard B. Drumm on September 26, 2018 in
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When looked at with X-ray telescopes, they shone as bright as a million suns combined. #spacescoop @unawe at #365DaysOfAstro

By Richard B. Drumm on September 19, 2018 in
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Healthy oceans are essential to our survival. They help to feed us, clean the water we drink, and most importantly, the oceans provide most of the oxygen we breathe — they are the lungs of our planet.

By Richard B. Drumm on August 31, 2018 in
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Astronomer just measured the masses of around 50 supermassive black holes that each one is 5 million times more massive than Sun! @unawe #spacescoop #365DaysOfAstro #news #children #astronomy

By Richard B. Drumm on August 24, 2018 in
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Most of us are familiar with magnets. But have you ever wondered how they work? more at #365DaysOfAstro Sunspots or Beauty Spots: The Sun’s More Attractive Than Ever! #spacescoop @unawe

By Richard B. Drumm on August 15, 2018 in
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Astronomers have spotted a new contender for Dancing with the Stars! And in an unlikely place – deep space!

By Richard B. Drumm on July 31, 2018 in
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Do you live in a part of the world that experiences snowstorms or dust storms? Rosetta experienced this kind of storm for 2 years. more at #365DaysOfAstro