The Discovery Channel Telescope’s Eight-Year Journey Captured in Sunday’s ‘Scanning the Skies’

It’s always an unexpected pleasure when I am reminded that I work for a company who knows how important it is to answer the essential questions of life and explore the world around us. When you work at Discovery Communications, you have many such reminders (see: my life-changing trip to NASA’s final shuttle launch, song transmissions from Mars, etc.), but I had another today when viewing a special eight-years in the…

Celebrating Discovery Channel Telescope’s ‘First Light’

This week, I celebrate my 10-year anniversary at Discovery Communications, and there are countless reasons why I and so many others have spent so many years at this company (I jokingly label them with numbers, as in “reason #164 I love working at Discovery.”) The launch of the Discovery Channel Telescope at Lowell Observatory is #165. On Saturday, a First Light Gala was hosted in Flagstaff, Arizona to celebrate the…