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The search for extraterrestrial life is something that has fascinated man since the dawn of time.  However up until the last century it was a fairly passive interest, with even the largest telescopes unable to see the distances that were likely to be involved.   Indeed now there is little likelihood of us seeing evidence… Read Article →

Are you aware on the word “crisis”? Of course, there are people who are aware of it and there are some who don’t. You know how bad a crisis affect you here on earth, but imagine being in outer space and suddenly a major crisis happends? Now you arn’t just fighting to save your car,… Read Article →

It might sound hard to believe but after only a few decades of space exploration, we have already managed to fill space with junk.  In fact experts are insisting that there is so much debris flying around that there is a major risk of collisions – a fact agreed upon in a major international meeting… Read Article →

One of the benefits of producing great work in astronomy is the recognition you get. every so often a discovery could mean a bit of exposure in the press and when that happens local dignitaries tend to show up and honour us with their presence.  we recently had one such occasion and as ever we needed… Read Article →

Working in an observatory is my dream jobs but there are times when that dream can become a nightmare. Just recently we were on the verge of getting a real breakthrough with some work when I got a call from my mother of all people. Usually you hear news that effects years worth of work… Read Article →

The hard thing if you believe that we, as a society need to be doing more to prevent crisis is that the public has a notoriously short attention span for crisis in terms of planets and the Earth.  Heck, it took Earth Day itself over 40 years to get to the point where the average… Read Article →

A recent report suggests that hobbies such as star gazing can actually reduce blood pressure levels in individuals suffering from hypertension.  Reference a blood pressure chart to see if you have hypertension. A person’s blood pressure should neither be too high nor too low.  A chart can help a person keep track of his pressure… Read Article →

I thought about the Camarillo Observatory as well as its contemporaries in Palomar and Italy the other day for a few reasons.  To start, a couple of disaster movies were on television and each contained a bit about an asteroid coming toward Earth. It was interesting to hear one of my friends who works in… Read Article →

Are you struggling with debts that you are unable to pay after building that DIY observatory in you garden? If so, you may have thought about Kompressor instead of spending the money on a big expensive observatory. While this can work out well in the end, before you do so, you need to learn how… Read Article →

I don’t think there is any doubt that NASA is experiencing one of their most dramatic period of change in the history of the organization.  To start, the Space Shuttle, a staple of the United States efforts in space has been virtually scrapped for all time.  As of today, the country and NASA itself does… Read Article →

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