Profs & Pints DC: Aboard the Webb Space Telescope

January 22, 2023

Profs and Pints DC presents: “Aboard the Webb Space Telescope,” a NASA astrophysicist’s guide to the design, mission, and early discoveries of a pioneering space instrument, with Matthew Greenhouse, project […]

2022 – 2023: What’s Out and What’s In

December 29, 2022

As we look toward the new year with high hopes and a modicum of trepidation, it is perhaps altogether fitting and proper to look back on this past year and […]

Profs & Pints DC: An Inside Look at the Webb Telescope

September 21, 2022

Profs and Pints DC presents: “An Inside Look at the Webb Telescope,” with Ori Fox, who has been involved in the telescope’s launch, commissioning, and ongoing research as an instrument […]

The Sky’s the Limit!: Pushing Our Boundaries

January 12, 2022

With the new year much on our minds and a whole new crop of freshly-resolved new year’s resolutions, the staff of The Georgetowner opted to explore the concepts of “stepping […]

2022: What’s Out, What’s In? 

December 30, 2021

What’s Out?                          What’s In? Delta                                        […]

What’s Out and What’s In?

December 9, 2020

One day, we’ll look back and … wish we hadn’t. But, for now, here’s our highly idiosyncratic look at “What’s Out and What’s In” at the end of this exceptionally strange year.

1969: A Year of Triumph and Turbulence 

June 19, 2019

From the first of time,  before the first of time, before the  first men tasted time, we thought of you.  You were a wonder to us, unattainable,  a longing past the […]

An Astronaut’s Notes on Apollo 


By Scott Altman   Ten years ago last month, I had just returned from my final flight as the commander of STS 125, a space shuttle mission to repair and renovate […]

‘We Choose to Go to the Moon’ at the Portrait Gallery (photos)

December 14, 2018

The final performance of the dance piece, choreographed by Dana Tai Soon Burgess, will take place on Tuesday, Dec. 18, at 6:30 pm.

A Solar Eclipse Brings Us Together … Briefly

August 21, 2017

In the zones of partiality, which included Washington, D.C., the scene was not quite the showstopper.