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Observational astronomy might experience a resurgence by RichA[_6_]
Not that it isn't strong. People still do it, but imaging has become much more widespread with the availability of cheap astrocameras and regular digitals that...
Yesterday 08:19 PM
by Gerald Kelleher Go to last post
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I-401 Subs by StarDust
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S5bKPUaojLw Check those binoculars at 3:40
Yesterday 09:31 AM
by StarDust Go to last post
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The expanded story of longitude by Gerald Kelleher
There are now many excellent descriptions of timekeeping and the Lat/Long system despite the sullen determination of theorists to hold on to the 23 hour 56...
August 16th 18 09:35 PM
by Gerald Kelleher Go to last post
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Polar dawn by Gerald Kelleher
The first glimpse of Polar dawn are setting in at the South Pole, where, in just over 5 weeks the Sun will come into view for the first time in 6 months as the...
August 16th 18 07:25 PM
by Gerald Kelleher Go to last post
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NASA delays solar mission 24hrs. by RichA[_6_]
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-45058911
August 15th 18 01:46 PM
by StarDust Go to last post
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A visit to Greenwich by Gerald Kelleher
To see Harrison's clocks in full swing (although his H4 is currently elsewhere) is quite a sight considering the sprawling history, both technical and social...
August 13th 18 08:39 AM
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Wishing thinking is not astronomy by Gerald Kelleher
The population in England ,at least a sizable section, have come to realize that indulging wishful thinking is disruptive to society however the England/EU...
August 12th 18 06:34 PM
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Info about "Bausch & Lomb Criterion 4000" by [email protected]
Le dimanche 31 octobre 1999 02:00:00 UTC-5, Christian Schims a √©crit¬*: I have bought a funny little scope on a flea market, that seems to be very rare...
August 12th 18 03:18 AM
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Terriforming Mars. Scifi fantasy. This isn't "Total Recall" by RichA[_6_]
The original "Total Recall" the remake was s---. But the idea of forming a new atmosphere on Mars is...
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August 11th 18 08:53 AM
by Gerald Kelleher Go to last post
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What do engineers understand that physicists don't? by StarDust
A joke to illuminate the answer: A physicist and engineer were roommates in college. One night a fire broke out in their apartment. The engineer woke up first...
August 11th 18 12:50 AM
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Latest News on Global Warming by Quadibloc
The tipping point is in sight: https://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/world-hothouse-report-1.4775649 John Savard
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August 9th 18 12:10 PM
by Gary Harnagel Go to last post
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Our planet's climate by Gerald Kelleher
The slow cooling of the Northern hemisphere for the next 6 months is one of those wonderful areas of research that occurs as less area with the North pole at...
August 8th 18 08:28 PM
by Gerald Kelleher Go to last post
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Mineral never seen on Earth found inside Russian meteorite by StarDust
http://www.foxnews.com/science/2018/08/06/mineral-never-seen-on-earth-found-inside-russian-meteorite.html All ways something new! Wonder what use this new...
August 8th 18 07:23 AM
by Chris.B[_3_] Go to last post
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Sky and Tel: Venus ignored, too much emphasis on LONG DEAD Mars? by RichA[_6_]
Really, Venus may be 800 degrees on the surface, but Mars is just as dead. So a probe to land on Venus would be a welcome change from the idea of spending (it...
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August 8th 18 07:22 AM
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Who runs space.com? Error in article on Wolf-Rayet stars? by RichA[_6_]
Look at this article. Note the paragraph on the temp. of stars. Why contrast the surface temp of one type of star with the interior temp of the Sun? ...
August 5th 18 02:43 PM
by Chris L Peterson Go to last post
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Radio Meteor Obs. Bull. July 2018 by Chris Steyaert
Radio Meteor Observation Bulletin No. 300 of July 2018 (62 K) is available now as http://www.rmob.org/rmobtext/rmob1807.txt More information and the visual...
August 4th 18 12:21 PM
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Crews Named for SpaceX Dragon and Boeing Starliner Flights by Quadibloc
It's a big day in American space history; a major step towards America returning to space under its own power since the retirement of the Space...
August 4th 18 03:35 AM
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The hexagon of Saturn by Gerald Kelleher
https://www.wildernessireland.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/Giants-Causeway-small.jpg It occurred to me on a visit to the Giant's Causeway in Northern...
July 31st 18 08:50 AM
by Gerald Kelleher Go to last post
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July 31st 18 02:30 AM
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Proxima Centauri b - may not exist by Quadibloc
Ran across this: https://www.centauri-dreams.org/2015/11/09/alpha-centauri-planet-reconsidered/ John Savard
July 30th 18 03:21 PM
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