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Forum: Amateur Astronomy November 16th 18, 07:32 PM Posted to sci.astro.amateur
Replies: 17
Views: 35
Posted By Bill[_9_]
Even relatively honest but left-wing BBC sometimes publishes rubbish

On Fri, 16 Nov 2018 10:12:24 -0800 (PST), Quadibloc wrote:

On Thursday, November 15, 2018 at 11:28:19 PM UTC-7, RichA wrote:
https://www.bbc.com/news/business-46219656

Fusion power is a...
Forum: Amateur Astronomy October 27th 18, 06:43 PM Posted to sci.astro.amateur
Replies: 525
Views: 1,535
Posted By Bill[_9_]
Neil DeGrasse Tyson headed down same loony road as Carl Sagan?

On Sat, 27 Oct 2018 08:56:33 +0200, Paul Schlyter wrote:

So instead of complaining over this, why aren't you instead working
for having this measurement thoroughly? Of course this carries the...
Forum: Amateur Astronomy October 27th 18, 06:25 PM Posted to sci.astro.amateur
Replies: 525
Views: 1,535
Posted By Bill[_9_]
Neil DeGrasse Tyson headed down same loony road as Carl Sagan?

On Fri, 26 Oct 2018 15:16:35 -0700 (PDT), Gary Harnagel wrote:

On Friday, October 26, 2018 at 3:10:49 PM UTC-6, Bill wrote:

On Fri, 26 Oct 2018 11:48:07 -0700 (PDT), Gary Harnagel...
Forum: Amateur Astronomy October 26th 18, 10:10 PM Posted to sci.astro.amateur
Replies: 525
Views: 1,535
Posted By Bill[_9_]
Neil DeGrasse Tyson headed down same loony road as Carl Sagan?

On Fri, 26 Oct 2018 11:48:07 -0700 (PDT), Gary Harnagel wrote:

On Friday, October 26, 2018 at 10:53:10 AM UTC-6, Bill wrote:

On Wed, 24 Oct 2018 19:51:25 -0700 (PDT), Gary Harnagel...
Forum: Amateur Astronomy October 26th 18, 05:53 PM Posted to sci.astro.amateur
Replies: 525
Views: 1,535
Posted By Bill[_9_]
Neil DeGrasse Tyson headed down same loony road as Carl Sagan?

On Wed, 24 Oct 2018 19:51:25 -0700 (PDT), Gary Harnagel wrote:


Exactly. Noting that mass was lost at time of death is interesting, but
simply not good enough for me to assert it was a...
Forum: Amateur Astronomy October 24th 18, 10:39 PM Posted to sci.astro.amateur
Replies: 525
Views: 1,535
Posted By Bill[_9_]
Neil DeGrasse Tyson headed down same loony road as Carl Sagan?

On Wed, 24 Oct 2018 11:02:10 -0700 (PDT), Quadibloc wrote:

On Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at 11:20:50 AM UTC-6, Gary Harnagel wrote:

I present the data as a brake on assertions that a spirit...
Forum: Amateur Astronomy October 23rd 18, 02:54 AM Posted to sci.astro.amateur
Replies: 525
Views: 1,535
Posted By Bill[_9_]
Neil DeGrasse Tyson headed down same loony road as Carl Sagan?

On Mon, 22 Oct 2018 19:01:35 +0200, Paul Schlyter wrote:

On Sun, 21 Oct 2018 06:34:39 -0700 (PDT), Gary Harnagel
wrote:
If so, you have it completely wrong. There were...
Forum: Amateur Astronomy October 7th 18, 06:30 PM Posted to sci.astro.amateur
Replies: 1
Views: 107
Posted By Bill[_9_]
Proximity to a planet formed near a neutron-star merger = more wealth, more warlike?

On Sat, 6 Oct 2018 21:20:31 -0700 (PDT), RichA wrote:

Well...

https://arxiv.org/ftp/arxiv/papers/1803/1803.04919.pdf

Imo: the analysis and logic is shallow and the conclusions are...
Forum: Amateur Astronomy July 11th 18, 12:34 AM Posted to sci.astro.amateur
Replies: 15
Views: 211
Posted By Bill[_9_]
Making astronomy attractive for experimentalists

On Mon, 9 Jul 2018 23:45:27 -0700 (PDT), Quadibloc wrote:

On Monday, July 9, 2018 at 2:15:59 PM UTC-6, Gerald Kelleher wrote:
but like so many, you have no feeling for the basic astronomical...
Forum: Amateur Astronomy May 4th 18, 03:05 PM Posted to sci.astro.amateur
Replies: 427
Views: 2,288
Posted By Bill[_9_]
Flat Earther and AGW Denier to head nasa into obscurity.

On Fri, 4 May 2018 06:50:20 -0000 (UTC), Mike Collins wrote:

Gary Harnagel wrote:
On Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 1:57:48 PM UTC-6, Mike Collins wrote:

Gary Harnagel...
Forum: Amateur Astronomy April 10th 18, 04:09 PM Posted to sci.astro.amateur
Replies: 29
Views: 560
Posted By Bill[_9_]
Actual time lapse vs distorted time lapse

On Mon, 9 Apr 2018 19:51:19 -0700 (PDT), palsing wrote:

And I assure you that we nuances feel exactly the same about you...

He could have gone off and created his own group; but he hasn't. ...
Forum: Amateur Astronomy April 6th 18, 07:18 PM Posted to sci.astro.amateur
Replies: 29
Views: 560
Posted By Bill[_9_]
Actual time lapse vs distorted time lapse

On Fri, 6 Apr 2018 11:03:55 -0700 (PDT), Razzmatazz wrote:

On Friday, April 6, 2018 at 2:24:54 AM UTC-5, Gerald Kelleher wrote:
The daily motion ....

I stayed up all night to see where the...
Forum: Amateur Astronomy March 22nd 18, 11:15 PM Posted to sci.astro.amateur
Replies: 6
Views: 208
Posted By Bill[_9_]
Amazing Astronomical Discovery

On Thu, 22 Mar 2018 10:20:19 -0700 (PDT), Quadibloc wrote:

Our Solar System now has a fourth planet!

Yes, an astronomer encountered an unexpected bright object in his field
of view, and...
Forum: Amateur Astronomy March 14th 18, 06:20 PM Posted to sci.astro.amateur
Replies: 25
Views: 348
Posted By Bill[_9_]
RIP, Stephen Hawking

On Tue, 13 Mar 2018 22:49:47 -0700 (PDT), palsing wrote:

A brilliant life has finally come to an end at age 76. We are very lucky to have had him for so long.

\Paul A

Yes.
He had rare...
Forum: Amateur Astronomy March 9th 18, 06:05 AM Posted to sci.astro.amateur
Replies: 49
Views: 749
Posted By Bill[_9_]
Polar astronomy

On Thu, 8 Mar 2018 10:44:16 -0800 (PST), Quadibloc wrote:

On Thursday, March 8, 2018 at 11:26:42 AM UTC-7, Bill wrote:

I can't think of any professional level endeavor where that his sort...
Forum: Amateur Astronomy March 8th 18, 07:26 PM Posted to sci.astro.amateur
Replies: 49
Views: 749
Posted By Bill[_9_]
Polar astronomy

On Thu, 8 Mar 2018 09:00:57 -0800 (PST), wrote:

On Thursday, March 8, 2018 at 4:39:48 PM UTC, Quadibloc wrote:
So I give Oriel a much better score than 100% wrong; to me...
Forum: Amateur Astronomy March 6th 18, 11:48 PM Posted to sci.astro.amateur
Replies: 49
Views: 749
Posted By Bill[_9_]
Polar astronomy

On Tue, 6 Mar 2018 01:27:54 -0800 (PST), Gerald Kelleher wrote:

On Monday, March 5, 2018 at 6:09:27 PM UTC, Bill wrote:


Agenda = purpose, goals...


Look, the ability to...
Forum: Amateur Astronomy March 5th 18, 07:09 PM Posted to sci.astro.amateur
Replies: 49
Views: 749
Posted By Bill[_9_]
Polar astronomy

On Sat, 3 Mar 2018 19:00:30 -0800 (PST), Quadibloc wrote:

On Friday, March 2, 2018 at 3:05:53 PM UTC-7, Gerald Kelleher wrote:
On Thursday, March 1, 2018 at 10:43:34 PM UTC, Bill wrote:

...
Forum: Amateur Astronomy March 2nd 18, 05:04 AM Posted to sci.astro.amateur
Replies: 49
Views: 749
Posted By Bill[_9_]
Polar astronomy

On Thu, 01 Mar 2018 22:41:22 -0500, Davoud wrote:

You missed the point. There is no way to judge what he knows or doesn't
know about astronomy; he's not here for astronomy, he's here for
...
Forum: Amateur Astronomy March 2nd 18, 04:22 AM Posted to sci.astro.amateur
Replies: 49
Views: 749
Posted By Bill[_9_]
Polar astronomy

On Thu, 1 Mar 2018 17:43:11 -0800 (PST), palsing wrote:

Also, his knowledge of astronomy is woefully off the tracks...

Appologies if my reply to you know who seems naieve. I simply will...
Forum: Amateur Astronomy March 1st 18, 11:43 PM Posted to sci.astro.amateur
Replies: 49
Views: 749
Posted By Bill[_9_]
Polar astronomy

On Thu, 1 Mar 2018 13:01:36 -0800 (PST), Gerald Kelleher wrote:

Lots of innovations to consider during the period of polar twilight after the March Equinox at the South Pole station. The same...
Forum: Amateur Astronomy March 1st 18, 05:55 PM Posted to sci.astro.amateur
Replies: 170
Views: 815
Posted By Bill[_9_]
NASA's biggest worry right now: What if something goes wrong with the Webb telescope?

On Thu, 01 Mar 2018 08:26:15 -0700, Jibini Kula Tumbili Kujisalimisha
wrote:

Take your meds, dude. You know the nurses don't like it when you
don't.

We, the US, are a work in progress. We've...
Forum: Amateur Astronomy March 1st 18, 05:12 PM Posted to sci.astro.amateur
Replies: 170
Views: 815
Posted By Bill[_9_]
NASA's biggest worry right now: What if something goes wrong with the Webb telescope?

On Wed, 28 Feb 2018 23:10:08 -0800 (PST), Chris.B wrote:

Then we must hope for a swift improvement in your condition for your own sake.

My reason for posting my personal opinions is old age...
Forum: Amateur Astronomy February 28th 18, 08:11 PM Posted to sci.astro.amateur
Replies: 170
Views: 815
Posted By Bill[_9_]
NASA's biggest worry right now: What if something goes wrong with the Webb telescope?

On Wed, 28 Feb 2018 09:46:25 -0700, Jibini Kula Tumbili Kujisalimisha
wrote:

Bill wrote in
:

On Tue, 27 Feb 2018...
Forum: Amateur Astronomy February 28th 18, 06:49 PM Posted to sci.astro.amateur
Replies: 170
Views: 815
Posted By Bill[_9_]
NASA's biggest worry right now: What if something goes wrong with the Webb telescope?

On Wed, 28 Feb 2018 09:10:31 -0800 (PST), Chris.B wrote:

On Wednesday, 28 February 2018 15:47:43 UTC+1, Bill wrote:

You appear to have miss-attributed his remarks to me.

Then, I'm...
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