Friends of the
Bracewell Observatory Association

Opening up the World of 
Radio Astronomy


News Stories:

Stanford Daily, November 16th, 2005, NASA seeks to save campus observatory

San Jose Mercury News, November 10th, 2005, Delay sought for antennas: County's Historical Panel makes request to Stanford

Palo Alto Daily News, November 9th, 2005, NASA makes offer to save dishes

San Francisco Chronicle, September 27th, 2005, University president won't meet with antennas group

San Jose Mercury News, September 27th, 2005, School's plan to destroy dishes hit snag over historical significance

Palo Alto Daily News, September 26th, 2005, Radio dish talks refused: Stanford president sends letter rejecting a meeting

Palo Alto Daily News, September 7th, 2005, No word on radio telescope site's future

Palo Alto Daily News, August 26th, 2005, An Open Letter to Dr. John Hennessy, President, Stanford University

Palo Alto Daily News, August 12th, 2005, University lacks demolition permit

International Astronomical Union (IAU) Historic RA Working Group, April, 2005, The Preservation and Destruction of Historically Significant Radio Telescopes

Stanford Magazine, January/February, 2005, Should This Site Be Saved? Supporters go to bat for rusting research station

San Jose Mercury News, October 29th, 2004, Project of galactic proportions: Group trying to save historic radio telescope site

The Stanford Daily, October 25th, 2004, Professors try to save decaying antennas used to land first man on the moon

The Stanford Report, October 20, 2004,  Demolition delayed for decaying radio antenna farm with glorious past

The Citizen Scientist, October 15, 2004, Radio astronomy enthusiasts rescue Stanford radio telescope site

Press Releases:

October 10, 2004,  Astronomy enthusiasts rush to rescue Stanford radio telescope site