Monthly Archives: December 2008

Happy New Year 2009

2008 is over - how fast it flew by.  What a year it had been, lots of travels, a new job, an intercontinental relocation, and had a baby! While I finished up some projects within the year, many are just ...

Mea Obiter Dicta – The Years of Astronomy in Indonesia

Welcome to my Cosmic Diary! Well, today is my birthday, (on Dec, 24th) and the next day is Xmas, still, many things hang over my head. So much to do, here & there. aWhat should i write for the Cosmic ...

It’s snowing

The winter weather in Munich is very much a new experience for me. This is the first I am living in a city where it snows! I still cannot get over the view from my window. However this cold weather also ...

Light echo allows astronomers to type a 400 years old supernova

Taking advantage of the light echo phenomenon, an international team of astronomers has been able to observe the spectrum of a supernova exploded 400 years ago, and it was able to determine its type.

Spanish versus English

The first decision I have to take regarding this blog is quite political: Spanish or English? What language should I use? I already have another blog, written completely in Spanish. So, since the idea is to provide a diverse view of ...