Daily Archives: July 12, 2009

Newton’s Reflector

So legend has it, Newton invented the reflector telescope largely because he was so infuriated by the chromatic aberations in refractors. Having noticed the rainbow edges to objects viewed through refractor telescopes, Newton was the man who first theorised that … Continue reading

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How to quench your thirst on the Moon

It seems like NASA’s LRO mission has inspired an awful lot of renewed interest in the Moon, recently. Bloggers, twitterers and forum runners alike have all been posting a lot of Moon-related things lately, and personally, I think it’s brilliant. … Continue reading

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