Last week Dr. Bieging took us over to visit the UA Library Dept. of Special Collections. We viewed up close (and even got to touch!) original first editions of major works in the history of astronomy, including works by Copernicus, Tycho, Kepler, Galileo, Newton, and Huygens- this was amazing! We were given a couple of […]

Update in Tucson

Since my last post much has happened. After Dr. Bieging took us to Kitt Peak, he took us to Mt. Gram and gave us a tour of all the telescopes the U of A has access to. The LBT (Large Binocular Telescope) was beyond gratifying. I can only hope to use it myself one day. […]

My first 3 weeks in Tucson

My first 3 weeks here at Tucson, Arizona have been great! The University of Arizona is an amazing campus. I have met at lot of new people and it is nice to be around so many others who have similar interests. Although I am still trying to deal with the heat, all my new experiences […]