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6 April 2008
Prof. Mark Bailey's (Armagh Observatory) public lecture at NAM 2008 celebrated the 100th anniversary of the Tunguska event, when a large meteoroid exploded 5 miles above a...
4 April 2008
One of the newest topic in astronomy presented at this year's NAM was the atmosphere's in exosolar planets session. I find it staggering that astronomers can now study the...
4 April 2008
12 years ago, we didn't even know planets could exist around distant stars. Today, we know of almost 300 of them! The exosolar planet session here at this year's NAM began...
2 April 2008
There is so much going on here at NAM about astronomy outreach that I have had to spread the news over two posts! Lars Christensen indicated some of the many world-wide...
2 April 2008
The Astronomy Education and Outreach session at this weeks NAM revealed lots of exciting events to look forward to over the next few years! Iwan Williams (University of...
2 April 2008
What a start to this years' NAM!
2 April 2008
This week is the annual Royal Astronomy Society's NAM week - the UK's National Astronomy Meeting. It is an opportunity for astronomers to showcase the latest astronomical...
14 March 2008
The Cassini spacecraft performed a close flyby of Saturn's moon Enceladus on Wednesday, passing within 50km of the surface at closest approach. Scientists are particularly...
13 March 2008
The Moon has reached first quarter in its moonthly orbit around the Earth (a small mis-spelling of the word month, and you realise where the word originates from!). You have...
12 March 2008
Promethei Planum, near the south pole of Mars Credit: ESA/ DLR/ FU Berlin (G. Neukum)

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