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Neil DeGrasse Tyson headed down same loony road as Carl Sagan? by RichA[_6_]
Towards the end, Sagan, formerly a productive astrophysicist from Cornell and publicizer of astronomy became a bit of a pariah, wandering around, screeching at...
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Today 07:47 AM
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Katla by Gerald Kelleher
https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/iceland-volcano-eruption-latest-ash-cloud-katla-planes-travel-carbon-dioxide-emissions-a8551981.html Our...
Yesterday 10:31 AM
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Astronomy and geometry by Gerald Kelleher
Our ancestors loved geometric progressions and especially those related to the Phi proportion which distinguishes our planet from any other by the variety of...
September 23rd 18 12:15 PM
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The upcoming direct/retrograde motion of Jupiter and Saturn by Gerald Kelleher
The excellent 2001 sequence of imaging framed as time lapse was presented by Tunc Tezel - https://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap011220.html There is an opportunity...
September 23rd 18 09:58 AM
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Hayabusa-2: Japan's rovers send pictures from asteroid by StarDust
https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-45598156 Some good news! Puppy will bounce around that sucker for a while! LOL!
September 23rd 18 05:46 AM
by RichA[_6_] Go to last post
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Astronaut; first visitors to Mars will BE Martians by RichA[_6_]
https://phys.org/news/2018-09-red-planet-martians-canada-astronaut.html
September 23rd 18 05:45 AM
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Why Ryugu? by StarDust
So why the Japs picked this asteroid? Because it's path?
September 23rd 18 02:53 AM
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Hayabusa-2: Japan's rovers ready for touchdown on asteroid by StarDust
https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-45578795 What will it find? Oil? (o:
September 22nd 18 07:30 PM
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Polar sunrise time 2018 by Gerald Kelleher
https://www.timeanddate.com/sun/antarctica/south-pole It is a singular event each orbit at the South Pole as a component of the great Polar day/night...
September 22nd 18 10:52 AM
by Gerald Kelleher Go to last post
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Solar observatory closed for some kind of "security issue" by RichA[_6_]
https://www.space.com/41834-national-solar-observatory-facility-closed-security-issue.html
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September 21st 18 08:42 PM
by Quadibloc Go to last post
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The awful pivot by Gerald Kelleher
It is now showing up everywhere with a NASA imprimatur demonstrating the damage image manipulation can do...
September 21st 18 08:23 AM
by Gerald Kelleher Go to last post
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Speculation on the universe, 50 trillion years from now by RichA[_6_]
The universe being nearly out of energy forces the evolution of beings that exist on a vast time scale, using small amounts of energy, where events like the...
September 21st 18 01:38 AM
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This tends to be supported by the fact no one has received any radiosignals from "them." by RichA[_6_]
Radio signals radiate out in a spherical shell. Presuming (because we have no evidence either way) that advanced civilizations would have (if they formed like...
September 20th 18 08:50 AM
by Martin Brown[_3_] Go to last post
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The Mad Hatter's astronomy by Gerald Kelleher
After a century and a half of unhealthy 'counter-intuitive' narratives promoted by mathematicians, it is time for humanity to return to normal geometry and...
September 18th 18 08:15 AM
by Gerald Kelleher Go to last post
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Zodiacal light by Gerald Kelleher
There is nothing better sometimes than discover what my ancestors observed around the Equinoxes as a strange or unusual light at dawn on the Equinoxes...
September 18th 18 07:52 AM
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Macro-climate by Gerald Kelleher
Even without any participation, the general outlines of macro-climate are established. In this case macro-climate refers to the common traits which bind...
September 17th 18 06:42 PM
by Gerald Kelleher Go to last post
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Casting a $20 Million Mirror for the World’s Largest Telescope by RichA[_6_]
On Saturday, 8 September 2018 01:04:15 UTC-4, StarDust wrote: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M2f4zepwcy8 Building a mirror for any giant telescope is...
September 12th 18 03:47 AM
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Did NASA lie about the projected cost of the Webb telescope? by RichA[_6_]
I can see being off in a cost-estimate by 100% or 200%, but over 1000%? https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-45400144
September 10th 18 09:34 PM
by Gerald Kelleher Go to last post
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Inclination and climate by Gerald Kelleher
All planets in the solar system, regardless of composition and distance from the Sun, possess a climate so long as they have an atmosphere. The annual...
September 10th 18 11:39 AM
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Polar dawn - no comment by Gerald Kelleher
https://www.usap.gov/videoclipsandmaps/spwebcam.cfm
September 9th 18 08:40 PM
by Gerald Kelleher Go to last post
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