Youth Science Camp delegates study radio astronomy in Green Bank

Green Bank, WV – A small group of delegates to the National Youth Science Camp, going on right now in Pocahontas County, spent their Saturday night camped out at the 40-foot telescope at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory in Green Bank. Sunday morning, operating on zero to three hours sleep, these dedicated 18-year-olds used their observations to come up with a theory about the rotation of our galaxy.

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