Burnham in his Prescott, Arizona home lab, circa 1960.
Yesterday, we published the first half of a 24,000-word "self-interview" by Lowell Observatory astronomer Robert Burnham, Jr. on what would have been his 80th birthday.
Burnham died in 1993 at the age of 61. He was known not only for hi ... More >>
A guy walks into a bar...
Manhattan has no shortage of watering holes. And so, the task of selecting its best and brightest (more often than not, rather dim) was no easy one. Is the perfect bar just a place that makes a great drink? Or where the staff is particularly welcoming? Or that just ... More >>