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26 May 2008
The NASA Phoenix mission to Mars has landed on the surface of Mars intact!
17 May 2008
To see a satellite from the ground, you need them to fly over at just the right time - either dawn or dusk. In daytime, the sky is too bright to see them. At night, the...
17 May 2008
NMM job opportunities: Director, Royal Observatory Greenwich The Director, ROG is responsible for ensuring the conservation, management and interpretation of the site is...
17 May 2008
I bought a new digital camera a few weeks ago, and I was very impressed by its resolution - a whopping10 Mpx! (10 million pixels). But that is tiny compared to the digital...
2 May 2008
May is a great month for viewing planets! The five major planets in our solar system are all easily visible to the unaided eye, which is why they have been known about since...
22 April 2008
BBC NEWS: Muslim call to adopt Mecca time "Muslim scientists and clerics have called for the adoption of Mecca time to replace GMT, arguing that the Saudi city is the true...
15 April 2008
Cosmic visions is a European Space Agency initiative to plan missions to be launched between 2015-2025. And there is no shortage of ideas! Missions include:
9 April 2008
Spring is here, so it is time to say goodbye to Orion until next winter! By the end of April, it will by hidden by the glare of the Sun, and during June the Sun will be...
6 April 2008
This years National Astronomy Meeting at the Queen's University Belfast came to a close on Friday, after 4 days of talks on the latest breakthroughs in UK astronomical...

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