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Discovery Channel Telescope Sees "First Light"

Gala Opening at the Lowell Observatory
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(3BL Media) Silver Spring, MD - July 20, 2012 - Discovery Communications and Lowell Observatory today are proud to officially usher in the beginning of the Discovery Channel Telescope era with ‘The First Light Gala,’ this Saturday, July 21. The event celebrates the successful fruition of a two-decades-long visionary effort by the private, non-profit Lowell Observatory to construct a world-class, state-of-the-art research instrument for the 21st century. 

Students Ignite Discovery’s Curiosity Mission with Art Installations

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(3BL Media) July 11, 2012 - On June 21th 2012, Discovery’s European TV headquarters in London launched a project to showcase work by up and coming artists over the next 12 months.  Partnering with Chelsea College of Art and Design, part of the University of the Arts London, Discovery invited over 100 second year students to create a piece of art that responded to the concept of ‘Igniting curiosity.’ After a competitive pitch four students have been selected to exhibit work in a range of media from interactive sculptures to a 3D butterfly installation and immersive photography.

Discovery Communications Announces Nonprofit Partners for Second Annual “Creating Change” Pro Bono Event

Employees to donate creative services at 12-hour marathon event supporting nonprofit missions
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Silver Spring, MD - October 20, 2011 - Discovery Communications today announced the nonprofit organizations selected to take part in the company’s annual pro bono initiative, Discovery Impact: Creating Change. During this 12-hour creative marathon, employees will lend their talents in marketing, communications, creative design services, social media and video production to help the organizations with their promotional goals.


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