Posts Tagged ‘Jason Kendall’

New York Today: A Starry Show | NY Times

New York Today: A Starry Show | NY Times

By Benjamin Mueller and Tatiana Schlossberg New York City is not widely known for its stargazing. From the observation deck of the Empire State Building, you’d see less than one percent of the celestial objects that someone in Galileo’s time would have been able to observe without a telescope. But one cosmic show broke through […]

Fighting Crime with Astronomy at Inwood Hill Park | WNYC Culture

By Daniel P. Tucker On Friday night, a new tool will be used to fight crime in Inwood Hill Park: a $12,000 telescope. Following a string of sexual assaults in the area, the urban astronomer Jason Kendall will mix stargazing with discussions on community safety in what he’s calling “Take Back the Park” nights. “The […]

Scienceline Profiles Inwood Fixture Jason Kendall

[vimeo=] This video is provided by Scienceline, a project of New York University’s Science, Health and Environmental Reporting Program. Looking up to look within By Joseph Castro | Video by Sarah Fecht and Joseph Castro When you walk through the forest of Inwood Hill Park at night, it’s easy to forget you’re in New York […]

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