Middletown Press: Old Stamford, Conn., Telescope Removed to Make Way for New Planetarium

November 1, 2022

TUE NOVEMBER 01, 2022 – NORTHEAST EDITIONMIDDLETOWN PRESS Once described as “a wonder of the space age,” a telescope that served as the centerpiece of the Stamford Observatory in Connecticut for the last 57 years was moved so that a new planetarium can be built at the site. The Gregory-Maksutov…

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US Researchers Discover Remains of Ornithomimosaur, World’s Fastest Dinosaur that Resembled Ostrich

October 24, 2022

Last Updated: OCTOBER 21, 2022, 13:33 IST In an astonishing discovery, researchers in North America have stumbled across the remains of the world’s fastest dinosaur, the ornithomimosaur—Newsweek reported. An indisputable addition to North America’s fossil record, the remains were identified from the Eutaw Formation of Mississippi, USA. The rather large-sized…

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Dinosaur Fossil Found in Mississippi: Looks Like an Ostrich, Tall as a Giraffe

October 24, 2022

By Rich Co | Oct 21, 2022 | 05:51 PM EDT Scientists are filling in the gaps in their knowledge thanks to a dinosaur fossil discovered in Mississippi that resembles an ostrich and is about the height of a giraffe. By examining fossilized remains excavated from the Eutaw Formation of…

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John Breunig (opinion): Oh, the things this CT telescope has seen

October 22, 2022

CTInsider.com | John Breunig | Oct. 22, 2022 The open panel on the dome of the Stamford Observatory made it resemble a massive mailbox, so when the crane pulled out the telescope, it may as well have been picking up a 2,000-pound package to deliver to its future home in…

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HeyStamford: Stamford Museum removes Telescope from Observatory, First Step in Construction of New Planetarium & Astronomy Center

October 20, 2022

OCTOBER 20, 2022 | HeyStamford.com The Stamford Museum and Nature Center marked a major milestone this week as it took the first step to relocate its historic Gregory-Maksutov Telescope to the Astronomical Lyceum, a historical telescope museum in Magdalena, New Mexico.   The telescope has lived at the Stamford Museum for…

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News12: Stamford Museum & Nature Center telescope relocates to Astronomical Lyceum in New Mexico

October 19, 2022

Oct 18, 2022, 10:17pm by News 12 Staff Tuesday was a historic moment for the Stamford Museum and Nature Center as their observatory telescope is being relocated to the Astronomical Lyceum in New Mexico. The city’s mayor was joined by state delegates to witness the first step toward preparing for…

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Stamford Advocate: Stamford’s ‘space age’ telescope removed and headed to New Mexico, making way for a new planetarium

October 18, 2022

by Ignacio Laguarda | Oct. 18, 2022 | StamfordAdvocate.com STAMFORD — A telescope described as “a wonder of the space age” is moving away from its Stamford home of 57 years. The so-called Gregory-Maksutov telescope was lifted from its usual resting place near the top of the Stamford Observatory on…

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In Photos: Kids kick off autumn at Fall Family Fest in Stamford

October 3, 2022

CTPost.com | Tyler Sizemore | September 30, 2022 STAMFORD – Families celebrated the start of a new season at Fall Family Fest at Stamford Museum & Nature Center last Sunday. The children’s event featured a rock climbing wall, birds of prey program, live music, face painting, games, crafts, and an…

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“Haden to Warhol: A Survey of Master Prints from the Permanent Collection” exhibition on view at the SM&NC this Fall

September 9, 2022

Utagawa Kuniyoshi’s Shubi-no-matsu from the series Famous Places in the Eastern Capital (Image c. 1833; printed in 1955 by The Adachi Institute of Woodcut Prints, Tokyo, Japan) will be one of more than 40 prints on view from Stamford Museum & Nature Center’s permanent collection this fall. Stamford, Conn. — The…

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Stamford Museum & Nature Center presents Immersive Outdoor Theatre Experience for Children: “Off the Trail with Squeak and Squawk”

August 23, 2022

Stamford, Conn. – The Stamford Museum & Nature Center invites children and their caregivers to experience “Off the Trail for Squeak and Squawk – An Immersive Outdoor Theatre Adventure,” at one of 18 sessions this September. Produced by Stage Partners of Stamford, Off the Trail for Squeak and Squawk is…

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