About the 100th Anniversary Debate
This 100th Anniversary debate has been organized by the same people
who have written and edited the
Astronomy Picture of the Day
(APOD, main NASA site:
This is NOT the first astronomy debate they have organized
1920 Great Debate between Shapley and Curtis -- there
All of their other debates were in the 1990s, though.
The first of which, the
75th Anniversary debate, occurred in
1995 -- about two months before they created the
For those keeping score, on 2020 April 26, the count was APODs: 9078, Debates: 4.
The organizers expect this to be the last debate that they organize,
but when the last APOD will appear -- that they write or edit --
they don't yet know.
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