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Head Room: McDonald Observatory

Take a trip out to Fort Davis, under some of the darkest skies in North America, and meet the telescopes that are making astronomical history. Learn more at McDonald Observatory's websiteVideo by Jeff Mertz.

Marc Airhart is the Communications Coordinator for the College of Natural Sciences. A long time member of the National Association of Science Writers, he has written for national publications including Scientific American, Mercury, The Earth Scientist, Environmental Engineer & Scientist, and StarDate Magazine. He also spent 11 years as a writer and producer for the Earth & Sky radio series.

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    Charles W. Isbell, 2723 Rochelle Pt., Irving, TX, 75062-9241 Thursday, June 05, 2014

    I have always wondered if there was a "second", a "twin" or whatever, to our Sun; now I
    am fairly sure one exists.
    A story well written and an astronomer working hard.

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