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ESS Passport Teacher Workshop

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June 18, 2017 – July 1, 2017 Green Bank Observatory Map and Directions | Register Description: The Earth and Space Science (ESS) Passport is an exciting, two-year professional development program for West Virginia teachers who are or who plan to teach Earth and Space Science– from the ninth grade course, down through the middle school…

Now taking applications for the Research Experience for Teachers Program

What are you doing over the summer break? Would you like to learn more about cutting edge engineering applications and bring back a hands-on engineering project for your students to experiment with? West Virginia University leads a collaboration with the Observatory to offer a six-week summer research program to 10 high school teachers each summer,…

Young Astronomer Shines at Astronomy Meeting

Cannan Huey-You, just 11 years old, impressed professional astronomers in January with his research on a massive intergalactic gas cloud. When astronomers and astrophysicists descended on Grapevine, Texas, this past January for the semiannual conference that many call the “Super Bowl of Astronomy,” they were joined by the meeting’s youngest participant ever. On Friday, 11-year-old…

Green Bank Observer Vol 1, Issue 1

Print version – Observer Newsletter Q1 IN THIS ISSUE Director’s Notes Upcoming Events News History Meet the Staff Career Opportunities Director’s Notes Welcome to the first issue of The Observer, the Green Bank Observatory’s quarterly newsletter.  As many of you are aware, after almost 60 years in the National Radio Astronomy Observatory, we have branched…

Observer Training Workshops

Spring 2017 GBT Observer Training Workshop May 15 – 19, 2017, Green Bank Observatory The GBT Observer Training Workshop will provide the essential skills and knowledge that observers need to maximize the scientific output of their use of the Green Bank Telescope. After completing the workshop, attendees will be certified to remotely observe with GBT….