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Telescope Donation

Photonics Spectra
Jun 2010
To educate students about science, optics and astronomy, the OSA Foundation has established a program to donate hundreds of telescopes to students in the Milwaukee area. Through a partnership with the Institute for the Transformation of Learning and a grant from the Greater Milwaukee Foundation, the foundation will donate nearly 500 “Galileoscopes” as well as books and DVDs about Galileo Galilei and astronomy to six local middle, junior high and high schools as part of its program called the Galileoscope Challenge.


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astronomy
The scientific observation of celestial radiation that has reached the vicinity of Earth, and the interpretation of these observations to determine the characteristics of the extraterrestrial bodies and phenomena that have emitted the radiation.
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