Monthly Archives: November 2009

Singularly beautiful

Everything in the Universe likes to go in circles. Moons orbit planets, planets orbit stars, stars orbit other stars — and in each case all parts of the system are interrelated. The speed at which one star orbits another, for … Continue reading

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Might as well be water on the Sun

Water is all the rage. It gets mentioned in every single high profile space mission of late. Searching for water on Mars, water inside Europa, water in the atmospheres of exoplanets. Going to the Moon? Don’t forget to check for … Continue reading

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On science, beauty and demystification…

“Science takes the romance out of things.” This was an offhand comment made to me in conversation at the pub the other night. Is that really what people believe? Apparently, it is. It’s regrettable, but I suppose the old stereotype … Continue reading

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Carl Sagan Day

Ladies and gentlemen, have a Happy Carl Sagan Day! Ps: I’ll write some proper blog entries again soon, I promise!

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