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5 December 2007
A new daily planetarium show all about Black Holes is now available at the Peter Harrison Planetarium, here at the Royal Observatory Greenwich. The show touches on several...
2 December 2007
We have very long nights in the northern hemisphere during December – perfect for astronomy! Here in Greenwich, the sun is setting at 4pm in the afternoon and not rising...
29 November 2007
Guardian Unlimited: UK pulls out of major observatory 'STFC announced plans to withdraw the UK from the Gemini Observatory, an international collaboration that operates twin...
22 November 2007
Earth is constantly bombarded by high energy particles from space, cosmic rays. Most are protons, the positively-charged particles that normally live in the nuclei of atoms....
22 November 2007
We think the moon formed when a Mars-sized planet (Theia) smashed into the proto-Earth four and a half billion years ago. This remarkable idea is supported by the geology of...
14 November 2007
The Guardian: Rail company staff go digital to help trains run like clockwork ‘Northern Rail has issued 3,000 staff with digital watches, updated via a signal from the UK's...
6 November 2007
Even though the summer has long gone, we can still see the summer triangle!
5 November 2007
Comet Holmes continues to be clearly visible to the unaided eye. See my previous post for details of where to look (it hasn't moved much in the last week or so).

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