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By StarStryder on April 21, 2016 in

“You just received $11.5 million! Now what are you going to do?” Go to Disney World. (No, seriously, I went to Disney World. I had vacation days I had to use.) All humor aside, CosmoQuest just received significant governmental funding, and one of the most common questions I’ve received is “So, now what?” When we […]

By Georgia on April 14, 2012 in

Astronomers are a determined bunch—especially the amateurs. In pursuit of dark, starry skies–and possibly the best view ever of the Whirlpool Galaxy–they drive for miles to escape city lights. They endure cold, hunger, and the occasional wild animal as they try to bag another deep sky object. Fervently hoping and praying that the clouds or […]