Daily Archives: April 8, 2011

NCSU Astronomy Open House

The next NC State Astronomy open house will be Friday night, April 22nd, at our Reedy Creek Observatory. All are invited for an evening of stargazing, constellation finding, telescope viewing of deep sky objects, and refreshments. The evening will get underway around 8:30 pm, which is approximately 30 minutes after sunset. Please see the website,

Twitter as a Research Resource

Back in the fall I was given the assignment to learn as much as I could about the iPad in order to support the agency I work for, and our member districts, as they begin various pilot programs.  When I was first presented with this project, I was overwhelemed with the amount of information I was