WHAT'S INSIDE: ASTRONOMY

Astronomy is a broad discipline covering all facets of astrophysics. In this section you can learn about the origins of the universe, black holes and other astronomical phenomena.
  • Constellations
  • Observatories
  • Stars
  • The Solar System
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There are all kinds of telescopes, but you can make a simple one on your own. You'll need a few basic supplies and this step-by-step article. Get ready to star-gaze!

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