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Published on Oct 28, 2011
Rick Fienberg, S&T editor emeritus Dennis di Cicco, S&T senior editor Bob Naeye, S&T editor in chief
Happy accidents do happen! It began in 1929 as a four-page flyer, The Amateur Astronomer. Six years later it grew into The Sky. In 1939, facing difficult financial times, it joined forces with The Telescope, a journal published here at the Harvard College Observatory, and became the most popular magazine of modern day astronomy, Sky & Telescope.