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Neat App for iPod Touch, iPhone, and iPad

By on March 23, 2012 in

I have a first-generation iPod touch, and I bought it as soon as it was announced several years ago. Perusing the iTunes application store early on, it was easy enough to see every application out there, and I downloaded a Mahjong game. Years later, I upgraded to the iOS 3.x and found out that the […]

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First MoonMappers Science Poster Being Presented Tonight

By on March 20, 2012 in

The last two months have gone by quickly here as we’ve gone through beta and just now officially launched. In that time, you have identified over 150,000 craters and 4000 other features while supplying us with feedback on the interfaces, design, and other things. With that, we will be presenting a poster at the Lunar […]

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Stripping off beta labels

By on March 19, 2012 in

If you poked around the site today, you may have noticed that every once in a while everything went all crazy. Around the programming team we call this “breaking the universe” or “going all Picasso.” Normally this happens when someone editing the code makes a mistake. Today the reasons were much more interesting – we […]

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This Week in Space: March 10, 2012

By on March 10, 2012 in

Each week we bring you moments in history, upcoming events, and different way you can engage in doing astronomy. This week things have stayed somewhat quiet as we work hard to launch new projects. We appreciate your patience as we work to get a bunch of awesome things ready to go out the door. Go […]

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This week in Space: March 3, 2012

By on March 3, 2012 in

Each week we bring you moments in history, upcoming events, and different way you can engage in doing astronomy. This week things have been somewhat quiet as we work hard to launch new projects. We appreciate your patience as we work to get a bunch of awesome things ready to go out the door. History […]

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