A Galileoscope for every child

As part of the International Year of Astronomy, some people came up with the idea of the Galileoscope™, which would be a telescope cheap enough to provide for every child. And at $20 per scope, it really is quite affordable. If you had wanted a telescope but couldn't afford one, this might be a nice one to have. And even if you don't want or need one, you could donate $15 per scope for children around the world to help promote science education. In fact, I have just donated funds for a couple myself.

If you happen to be a fan of Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog, Battlestar Galactica, or Ghost Hunters International, then you also have the chance to donate funds for a bunch of Galileoscopes and get a nice souvenir. Pamela Gay of Astronomy Cast tells us about an auction for two Galileoscopes until October 1st, with the boxes signed by Felicia Day, the casts of Battlestar Galactica, and the casts of Ghost Hunters International. Even if you're not interested in the auction, you know you want a Galileoscope for yourself and even want to donate some ...

Galileoscope with Box and Order Bug