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Developments in astronomy happen at the speed of light. While scientists scramble to make sense of the data pouring in from space missions and laboratories, journalists and bloggers are hustling to spread the word. This section will help you keep pace with astronomy news.
- There are enough professional journalists covering astronomy news that it is unnecessary and potentially foolish to rely on blogs, many of which are run by uninformed amateurs. If you do read astronomy blogs, be sure to note the education level of the writer.
- For information about scholarly and open-access journals, see the findingDulcinea Science Web Guide.
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