From the January 2011 issue

Glenn Chaple’s Observing Basics: Teen triumphs

March 2011: Against the odds, some of today’s teens stay strong in their love for astronomy.
By | Published: January 24, 2011 | Last updated on May 18, 2023
Glenn Chaple

In my September 2010 column, I lamented the high dropout rate among young astronomy enthusiasts as they approach adulthood. A number of readers responded, mostly teenage amateur astronomers within whom the spark of interest is still alive.