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    Spacelink, the Sky, and Colonialist Attitudes

    Rebecca already posted an excellent video critique of Elon Musk’s Starlink concept, but as Skepchick’s resident astronomer, I thought I’d expand upon it a bit. You all might know that I’m a radio astronomer, but I have at least a little bit of experience with visual observing as well. As an astronomy professor at a small college, I also run…

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    ICYMI: November 10 – November 16 on the Skepchick Network

    Teen Skepchick The Physics Philes, lesson 73: In Orbit Ever wonder how satellites stay in orbit? Mindy has the answer. Speak Your Mind: Atheist Church Are “atheist churches” a good idea? Breaking the Fourth Wall: Pok├ęballs What do we need to do to make pok├ęballs real? Mad Art Lab Trick or Treat…or BRAINS! This is how Gigi and family did…

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