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A Storied Summit at the McDonald Observatory, 75 Years Later

Sandra Preston, BBA ’79, has spent 35 years building the education and outreach programs for the McDonald Observatory at the University of Texas at Austin where...

 
 

McDonald Observatory: 75 Years of Studying the Stars

When banker William Johnson McDonald died in 1926, he left nearly $1 million to the The University of Texas at Austin in his estate, and for a very particular purpose:...

 
 

UT Astronomers Discover Most Massive Black Hole Yet

Astronomers out of UT’s McDonald Observatory have done it again. They’ve discovered the largest known black hole in the universe—for the third time. Using...

 
 

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Searching for Dark Energy

Illustration by Jon Flaming If what we think we know about the cosmos is right, our universe should not be behaving as it is. As far as science can tell, after the...

 
 

The Stars at Night…

Ever since childhood, I’ve been fascinated with galaxies and stars. One Christmas, I asked Santa for a 14-inch telescope, which I planned to set up on the roof...

 
 
 
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