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LENSS Deployment Event

The third time was a charm as Kate Meredith, GLAS Education president and director, launched the test run of GLAS’ first light pollution sensor on Nov 17. The event had […]

Clear Skies for the Equinox

Fall weather for the Equinox Star Party on Sept 25 at Lake Geneva’s Library Park was near perfect. The air was warm and a steady lake breeze kept the mosquitoes […]

Perseids Star Party a Hit!

More than 100 visitors from the Chicago, Madison and Milwaukee areas showed up for the “Perseid Meteor Shower” Star Party at White River County Park near Lake Geneva from 8:30 […]

GLAS Receives National Award

GLAS Education recently received national recognition for their innovative work and advocacy for equal access for people with blindness and low vision who are interested in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering […]

Virtual Planetarium Shows

Join us on YouTube every Friday at 8pm Central for a live virtual planetarium and astronomy-themed show! Adam McCulloch, planetarium specialist at GLAS, and Katya Gozman, recent UChicago Astrophysics grad, […]

McQuown Scholars All Sky Survey

This summer a group of McQuown Scholars will embark upon a large project to survey the night sky using the Stone Edge Observatory! Utilizing the remote observing during this time […]

Yerkes Stories Feature 3

YERKES STORIES – WEEK 3 – Featured Story – When we started this week’s theme, the long-awaited handoff of Yerkes to the YFF was just a rumor. Here we are […]

Yerkes Stories Feature 2

This week’s story features William Morgan from a former University of Chicago Graduate Student. In 1991, when I was a graduate student at Yerkes, I had an office on the […]

Yerkes Stories Feature 1

Our featured story from week 1!Thank you to everyone who submitted your Yerkes story; it was difficult to select just one to feature. Here is one of the stories we […]


This week, in Cape Town, South Africa, GLAS Education will be honored by the largest astronomy organization in the world, International Astronomical Union (IAU), with the designation as a Regional […]

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