Astronomy and Society

The (Almost) Re-Opening of the Yerkes Observatory

Yerkes Observatory, a historic, castle-like building built to house a gigantic telescope, may soon reopen if all goes according to plan.

Yerkes Observatory

People, Places, and Events

The Not-Quite Closing of Yerkes Observatory

The University of Chicago is ending its support for Yerkes Observatory, a historic, castle-like building built to house a gigantic telescope, on October 1st. Its future remains unclear.

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