Monthly Archives: July 2010

The role of politics in astronomy

For some, politics is a dirty word – either a necessary evil or something to be avoided altogether. For others, it’s the name of the game. What role does politics have to play in modern astronomy? I suppose first of … Continue reading

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Who advocates for the Observatory?

I’ve been reading a book on corporate boards, so expect a few posts on astronomy governance coming up, starting with this one. I really knew nothing about how boards out in the “real world” operate, so reading this book has … Continue reading

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