Episode 60: Data you can see, touch, and lick with Dr. Hunt

Dr. Cynthia Hunt talks about the Carnegie Observatories’ astronomical glass plate collection. The Carnegie collection includes historic plates that recorded the moments astronomers made groundbreaking discoveries. You can follow the Carnegie Observatories on twitter. Image credits: Dr. Hunt, Carnegie Observatories

Dr. Cynthia Hunt talks about the Carnegie Observatories’ astronomical glass plate collection. The Carnegie collection includes historic plates that recorded the moments astronomers made groundbreaking discoveries.

You can follow the Carnegie Observatories on twitter.

Image credits: Dr. Hunt, Carnegie Observatories

To read more about these plates, see this excellent article in Nautilus Magazine.

To read more about these plates, see this excellent article in Nautilus Magazine.