The Peripatetic Traveler

Monthly Archives: November 2015

You may be wondering why binoculars are worthy of a Peripatetic Traveler blog post. What if I told you that this particular pair is 5000 x 8408 and consists of two mirrors, each of which is about 27 feet (8.4 meters) in diameter? Would that pique your interest? Yesterday, I had the opportunity to tour the Large Binocular Telescope (LBT) on Mt. Graham in southeastern Arizona, not far from the town of Safford. The… Read More

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