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Mike Simmons

Mike, an amateur astronomer for more than 35 years, is the founder of Astronomers Without Borders, which fosters understanding and goodwill across national and cultural boundaries by creating relationships through the universal appeal of astronomy. Personal Data Mike Simmons has ...

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Astronomy: The Overview Effect for The Rest of Us

Astronomers Without Borders, an organization I founded in 2007, is based on a simple truth – when we look up at the sky, no matter where we are, we know others are doing the same thing from other countries around the world. At similar latitudes the sky is identical regardless of where you are. And we all share the same ...Keep Reading