Thursday, December 1, 2011

A New Exhibition & Website

Hey Space Placers!

If you are in Washington D.C. (or on the Internet) check out the following press release  FROM THE HARVARD-SMITHSONIAN CENTER FOR ASTROPHYSICS IN CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS:

A new exhibition and website, developed jointly by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO)
and the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History, reveal the
dynamic and evolving universe through breathtaking photographs and
informative captions.

“The Evolving Universe” explores how the stars, galaxies and universe
undergo the same stages as life on Earth: from birth, to maturity and,
eventually, to death. This remarkable journey from present-day Earth
to the far reaches of space and time will be on view in the museum in
Washington, D.C., through July 7, 2013.

A worldwide audience also can experience the exhibition through its

All of the images featured in the museum gallery can be downloaded in
high-resolution jpegs or PDFs formatted in poster size.

“Anyone can select their favorite space photo, download it, and take
it to their local copy shop to print it,” said Smithsonian
astrophysicist Jonathan McDowell, who played a lead role in developing
the exhibition.

The online website is pretty amazing and easy to use so enjoy.

Sky Guy in VA

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