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The Evolving Universe, a Smithsonian exhibition, opens at Lowell on October 12

Lowell Observatory is pleased to announce a new traveling exhibit, The Evolving Universe.  This exhibition, developed by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO), the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History, and circulated by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service, reveals the … Continue reading

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DCT’s First Science Results to be Published

Scientists have reached another important milestone with Lowell’s Discovery Channel Telescope (DCT). Comet experts Dave Schleicher and Matthew Knight, along with Stephen Levine, Commissioning Scientist for Lowell’s Discovery Channel Telescope (DCT), observed Comet 10P/Tempel 2 on five nights in early … Continue reading

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William Lowell Putnam to Step Down as Lowell Observatory Trustee

Flagstaff, Ariz. — Today William Lowell Putnam announced his intent to step down from his position as sole trustee of Lowell Observatory.  Grandnephew of Observatory founder Percival Lowell, Putnam assumed trusteeship of the Observatory in 1987 following a successful career … Continue reading

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Two Lowell Exhibits for September: Pluto and the Planets and Earth from Space

Pluto and the Planets Come experience the planets as you never have before! Lowell’s newest special exhibit, “Pluto and the Planets,” features giant planets, scaled to size. Visitors of all ages can explore the Solar System through an engaging display … Continue reading

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