“One year Jesse and I were working on something we thought was a white dwarf. It was listed in all the white dwarf catalogues. I got a spectrum on it and realized it was a quasar.”
“I’d have been more of a doomsayer ten years ago,” Bob Thicksten says, talking about the light pollution around Palomar Observatory.
Posted December 13, 1990
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