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 →

I think we’re setting up a new normal when it comes to space exploration.  No longer will the United States of America and Russia dominate the landscape.  Instead, China, the EU and yes the once much maligned international space station are going to carry much of the load.  Of course, given different budget ideas in… Read Article →

I was born on October 31st which makes me a Scorpio.  Now, I am not a big believer of star signs making you a certain personality otherwise there would only be 12 different personalities on the earth.  However, I have always been interested in what you can see in the sky, so I thought that… Read Article →

Are you one of the people who have an interest in NASA operations? If you are a student studying a course related to space and other planets, you may be interested in using the NASA Free iPhone app. Isn’t it interesting to see what NASA are doing today or even get information on their developments… Read Article →

“Let’s see if we can see a satellite,”  whispered my mother one evening.  I was 8.  Full of wonder I followed my mother outside.  We lay on the ground looking up at the stars.  We waited.  That night we saw five satellites pass overhead.  The crossed the milky way, blazoned across the night sky.  I… Read Article →

Space exporation, that’s quite a vast and never ending task but it is one that many people decide to delve into. Let me tell you, it is very interesting. You do have to have that certain something that makes you want to study the sky for days at a time but it is all worth… 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 →

Many young people that want to be an astrologist don’t realize the rigorous education they will need to attain.  It’s important that those willing to get this education take the time to use free online tool that will promote their success such as a gpa calculator. Getting straight A’s does not always guarantee one success… Read Article →

It is the largest infrared telescope ever to have been sent up into space, but alas scientists are expecting the end to be coming soon.  It’s called the Herschel Space Observatory and was launched in the Summer of 2009, it was of course named after the famous astronomer William Herschel.  It’s a huge telescope and… Read Article →

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