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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:
Yesterday 07:30 PM
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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!
Yesterday 04:32 PM
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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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Yesterday 02:35 PM
by Chris L Peterson Go to last post
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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...
Yesterday 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
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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
by Chris L Peterson Go to last post
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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
by Gerald Kelleher Go to last post
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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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Frames of reference (mathematical) by Gerald Kelleher
There is no great mystery behind the lingo called frame of reference as it originally applied to astronomy insofar as there is really no choice in astronomy...
September 9th 18 10:35 AM
by Gerald Kelleher Go to last post
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What kind of freakshow is NASA running? by RichA[_6_]
Did these women have nude images on computers they used at work??! A former contractor who worked for NASA accessed nude photos of seven women off their...
September 8th 18 08:07 AM
by Gerald Kelleher Go to last post
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NEW Nikon P1000 super zoom camera by StarDust
Huble in the hand? Let's find out! 125x zoom, 3000mm/f https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e0mnN7ODD4U https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xC7Ez5CGLOs
September 7th 18 09:04 PM
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Politics of this newsgroup by Gerald Kelleher
I have seen this happen before as meaningless sour comments directed at me inevitably end up in the spectacle of an attempt to bully each other such as Illig...
September 5th 18 09:37 PM
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The dynamical principles of the seasons by Gerald Kelleher
Recently a narrative has emerged that introduces a disruptive notion of astronomical seasons vs meteorological seasons, a notion that disrupts appreciation of...
September 5th 18 07:50 AM
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