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Binoculars vs Telescopes: When to Use Which?
In the broadest sense, binoculars and telescopes serve a similar function. They’re meant to take an object that is far[...]
The Real History of Telescopes
The telescope, a device tailored to make faraway objects appear close, is one of the best human inventions ever. With[...]
Amazing Objects You Can See with Your Telescope
The invention of the telescope is certainly one of the best things that ever happened. Telescopes allow us to observe[...]
The Science Behind Atmospheric Optics
Why is the sky blue? How can there be two rainbows in one place at the same time? What causes[...]
5 Ways to Step Up Your Game with Binoculars
A lot of people think binoculars are only for birdwatching and wildlife viewing. They aren’t made from scratch just for[...]
9 Jaw-Dropping Sky Objects to See Through Your Binoculars
In another awesome and informative article, we’ve explained how binoculars work. But did you know there’s more to these optics[...]
10 Instagram Accounts to Follow if You’re a Bird Lover
Before you go and visit the 8 best national parks for birding, follow these Instagram accounts first! They are a[...]
Smoke and Mirrors: Cognitive Optical Illusions Explained
Do you ever feel like your eyes can’t be trusted because they’re fooling you? Take a look at these photos[...]

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